After you have successfully defended your thesis:
If you have any questions about this process, consult your thesis supervisor, graduate program coordinator, or the Research and Graduate Studies Office.
Student work: capstone projects, honours theses, conference posters, etc...
TRUSpace welcomes submission of outstanding examples of student work. Student work submitted to TRUSpace will be publicly and permanently available worldwide. Students are responsible for the validity and authenticity of their work and require a faculty sponsor who attests that the work is of high caliber and worthy of long-term preservation in TRUSpace.
Important note for students: make sure that your student number (T-ID) is not present on your submission. This is your personal information and should not be shared.
TRU Library needs your permission to add your work to TRUSpace.
When you submit your work, you will be required to read, sign and return to the Library a non-exclusive licence which gives the TRU Library permission to make a copy of your work openly-accessible to the public through TRUSpace, in perpetuity. People will be able to use your work for non-commercial purposes as long as they provide appropriate acknowledgment and do not alter the work in any way.
This licence does not transfer the copyright for the work to the library.
Non-Exclusive License explained
When you deposit work to TRUSpace, you grant TRU rights while protecting your copyright as well. The non-exclusive license explicitly spells out those rights.
Looking at specific sections of the license: