All items in UVicSpace will be considered free for all to view, in accordance with standard "open access" principals, unless otherwise negotiated with UVicSpace staff.
UVic Libraries is required by the Copyright Act to notify researchers that:
UVic Libraries foresee times when it may be necessary to withdraw items from UVicSpace. Under some circumstances items will be removed from view, but to avoid loss of the historical record, all such transactions will be traced in the form of a note in the < Description.provenance > field of the Dublin Core record. The content of the note will be one of the following:
Since items that are removed may have been cited, UVicSpace will always supply a "tombstone" when the item is removed, which will include the original meta data for verification plus one of the above withdrawal statements in place of the link to the object. The meta data will be visible, but not searchable, and is unavailable for meta data harvesting.