Prism is the institutional repository for Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University (known in this document as the “Site”). The Site is maintained by Galter Health Sciences Library & Learning Center, Northwestern University to disseminate information and research to scholars, educators and the public. The Site provides an index of records that have metadata such as title, creators, publication date (known in this document as “Metadata”) and may have associated files that include text, data, images, graphics, information, articles, multi-media objects, scholarly projects and other works (known in this document as "Content").
To comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act access and use of the repository are available only to users who are at least 13 years old and, if under 18, have the consent of their parent or legal guardian. If you are under 13, or if you are under 18 and do not have your parent’s consent, you may not access or use the Site.
2. Use of Prism Content and Copyright
3. Creative Commons and other licensing in Prism.
Content in the Site may be available with the use of a license, such as a Creative Commons license, which provides permission from the copyright holder for how the Content may be used. If you use the Content, you shall do so in accordance with the terms of the rights granted pursuant to the particular item of Content.
Metadata is publicly accessible and may be openly accessed and freely reused under the CC0 waiver (except for descriptions, abstracts, acknowledgement, methods, series information, table of contents, and technical information).
4. Copyright Complaints.
Galter Library, Northwestern University staff are not able to undertake copyright investigations on behalf of Site users.
We respect the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe your copyright has been violated, please notify Northwestern University’s Office of General Council which is a designated agent under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (see 17 U.S.C. §512(c)(3)) (see: https://www.northwestern.edu/general-counsel/contact-us/index.html)
5. Fair Use and Prism.
6. Accessibility and Prism.
User-deposited content cannot be guaranteed to follow accessibility guidelines. Users should contact firstname.lastname@example.org if they have any issues using Prism or accessing content. Digital accessibility issues can be reported at https://www.northwestern.edu/accessibility/about/report-an-accessibility-issue.html
7. Visibility of Content in Prism.
Where possible, the Site makes its Content visible to the general public. However, there are different levels of visibility for records, which includes the Metadata and Content:
Metadata and/or Content that have restricted visibility cannot be used, downloaded, or distributed outside a community or by other users of the Site without the specific permission of the copyright owner(s). Records that have a status of draft or preview (i.e. not published) are considered private and cannot be viewed by or shared with anyone except for system administrators, users with specific permissions, or by community administrators, if the record was submitted to a community.
8. Operation Rules.
You may not:
Questions? Contact email@example.com