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Date of this Version

July 2001


Reference: BRUN, Minutes, 63, p. 167 (July 28, 2001).


Central to the University of Nebraska’s mission is the creation, preservation, and dissemination of knowledge.

The University of Nebraska is committed to providing an environment that supports the research, teaching, and service activities of its faculty, students, and staff. As a matter of principle and practice, the University encourages all members of the University community to publish their articles, books, and other forms of scholarly communication in order to share openly and fully their findings and knowledge with colleagues and the public. This Policy is intended to promote and encourage excellence and innovation in scholarly research and teaching by identifying and protecting the rights of the University, its faculty, staff, and students.