Copyright and Licensing
Faculty, researchers, and students own copyright in their scholarly or educational work at Texas A&M University, as stated in the Texas A&M University System Policy for Intellectual Property Management and Commercialization (http://www.tamus.edu/offices/policy/policies/pdf/17-01.pdf). Copyright owners retain their copyright while granting a non-exclusive distribution license to Texas A&M University and the Texas Digital Library (TDL) when submitting their work to the Texas A&M Digital Repository.
During the submission process, the submitter has the option to set an embargo period during which the content of the item will not be publicly viewable.
Submitters may also elect to license their work via Creative Commons. This option is available as part of the submission process.unit.