Allegheny College Digital Collections—Senior
Carefully read the information below before completing the
permission form for your senior project. If you have questions
about the intended use of your project, please consult your senior
project director before signing.
As a condition of the degree award, the College has the royalty-free
right to retain, use and distribute a limited number of copies of your
senior project. In
accordance with this policy the College has the right to electronically
archive, convert, or copy your senior project to ensure its future
preservation and accessibility. The College also has the right,
at the discretion of the faculty, to make the project available to
current faculty, students and appropriate staff. You retain the
right to determine whether the project may be made available outside
To the extent this Project is an
educational record as defined in the Family Educational Rights and
Privacy Act (FERPA) (20 USC 1232g), you may request that the College
not post your project in the online archive.
Who May View Your Senior Project
The College will make the senior project available to its current
faculty, current students and appropriate staff.
Your permission is needed to make the work available on the
internet, should the College wish to do so in the future. You may
grant or revoke this permission at any time by communicating with the
Final determination of which projects will be widely available
be made by the College, but in no case will we distribute the project
beyond what you have agreed to.
Reasons You May Wish to Restrict Distribution of Your
Please consult your faculty advisor if any of these are likely to apply:
- If there are co-authors whose permission has not been
- If the work of College faculty is disclosed and their
written consent to distribute has not been obtained.
you plan to publish the project in a journal at a later date and that
journal’s policy does not allow for internet posting of pre-prints.
- If personal information or images, or politically sensitive
information is included.
If the project is entirely your work, you own the copyright for the
project. You are free to publish the work elsewhere in its present or
In some cases, additional permissions are needed for wider
distribution; please inform us if this is the case. Additional
copyright permissions may be necessary if:
- the project is the result of research done with faculty or
project contains third party copyrighted materials such as images,
music, scripts, etc. that were created by others, or performances are
part of the work, and written permission for their redistribution has
not been obtained
For more information about copyright, see this page or contact Helen McCullough at
814-332-3364 or email email@example.com.
For possible wider distribution in the future, the College
to know if the project uses actors or models in plays, videos, and
Any trademarks used in your work must be clearly marked as
Integrity of the Work
While every effort will be taken to preserve the integrity of the work,
Allegheny Collegeshall incur no liability, either expressed or
implicit, for the work or for loss of or damage to the work or