Notice and Takedown Policy

The UCR Library makes every effort to ensure that it has the appropriate rights to provide access to content through our web platforms.

These materials are made available for educational and scholarly use.

If you are a rights holder and are concerned that material on the UCR Library's web platforms have appeared without your permission and believe our inclusion of this material on our platforms violate your rights (e.g. inclusion is not covered by the Fair Use or other exemption to a copyright holder’s rights), please contact UCR Library Administration and include the following information:

  • Your contact information (including email address and phone)
  • Exact URL where you found the material
  • Details that describe the material (title, collection name, number of items, etc.)
  • The reason why you believe that your rights have been violated, with any pertinent documentation
  • A statement that you in good faith believe that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law
  • A statement that the information in your notification is accurate and that you are the rights holder or are authorized to act on behalf of the owner.

Upon receipt, UCR Library staff will:

  • Promptly acknowledge receipt of your statement via email (or other means of communication if you do not have an email account);
  • Assess the validity of the information;
  • Upon request, we may temporarily remove the material from public view while we assess your concern.

Upon completion of our assessment, we will take appropriate action and communicate that action to you.

Rev. August 2017