3.5.1 - The repository shall have and maintain appropriate contracts or deposit agreements for digital materials that it manages, preserves, and/or to which it provides access.


OCUL has identified the preservation rights necessary to enact SP's Preservation Strategic Plan. To the extent possible, OCUL ensures that these rights are present in Provider license agreements. These agreements codify preservation rights, transfer procedures, transfer of responsibility, and the limits of liability.

See , , , and for full details.


OCUL Directors

OCUL Projects Officer

SP Director

Digital Preservation Policy Librarian

Relevant Documents

  1. OCUL Model Licenses
  2. OCUL Consortial Products (password required)
  3. Relevant Legislation
  4. Record of rights transferred by Provider (available on request)
  5. License Management Workflow
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