Submitting Research

To submit your research to Lehigh Preserve, click the Submit Research link in the left-hand navigation bar. If you have any questions about contributing to Lehigh Preserve, you may contact the site administrator at .

Examples of Appropriate Submissions

Appropriate content will follow all applicable laws and policies (e.g., copyright). Lehigh Preserve supports most of the common file format types. Examples of appropriate Lehigh Preserve content include:

  • Published faculty research (as copyright permits)
  • Technical reports, working papers, conference publications
  • Research data sets
  • Theses & Dissertations
  • Administration records
  • Faculty records
  • Syllabi
  • University and department publications: magazines, images, newsletters
  • University historical material
  • Digital image collections
  • Instructional materials and courseware
  • Software

What are the RIGHTS and TERMS OF USE for Users of the Lehigh Preserve?

  • All users must respect the intellectual property rights of the author and obey all applicable copyright laws
  • Users are free to download, save, and print materials found in Lehigh Preserve for educational and research purposes, provided that recognition and attribution are given to the author.
  • Materials may not be used for commercial purposes unless specifically permitted by Creative Commons License or unless written permission has been obtained from the copyright holder or content producer. If the original author has established a Creative Commons License for the material, the user must adhere to the license as originally established.
  • Materials and metadata in Lehigh Preserve may be used for academic non-profit use only and may not be resold.
  • Users are welcome to link to or share links to Lehigh Preserve materials with others, to include linking material to a course management system or library catalog.

Withdraw of Material from Lehigh Preserve

Lehigh Preserve is intended to be a permanent archive of, and provide persistent access to, deposited material. When authors place material in Lehigh Preserve, they should understand that materials will only be removed under special circumstances including but not limited to copyright violations, plagiarism, or falsification of data. When contributors leave the University, their material will remain in the repository.

No files will be removed without reasonable attempts being made to notify the author.

Persons who request to remove items that they, or others, have submitted to Lehigh Preserve should petition the Lehigh University Preserve Committee at . The requesters should provide a full statement of the rationale for removing the item. In cases when material is removed, Lehigh Preserve will maintain and display the citation and metadata, along with an explanation for the removal of the material.