Terms of Use

Last updated: October 27, 2022

Definitions & Agreement

The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library Digital Publishing and related  features of this site, collectively, “EHSL Digital Publishing” or the “Service”. By using the Service, you agree to be bound by these terms of use. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please exit the Service. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to modify, add or delete portions of these terms at any time by posting updated terms of use on the EHSL Digital Publishing site. Please check these terms frequently for updates. Any modifications, additions or deletions to these terms shall be effective immediately upon posting of updated terms of use. Your continued use of the Service following the posting of updated terms of use will mean that you agree to those changes.


The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library (EHSL) Digital Publishing service supports the activities of the University of Utah’s faculty, researchers, students, and library staff by publishing, organizing, displaying, preserving, securing, and providing access to digital resources. The EHSL Digital Publishing site provides access to information, including: scholarly output, curriculum support materials, digital collections, historical records, and other digital objects that assist our community in scholarly endeavors. EHSL Digital Publishing offers a wide array of publishing, archiving and media creation services to support these goals. 

The EHSL Digital Publishing objects are created, organized and disseminated here to support teaching and learning. Material types may include video, audio, images, photographs and documents. A list of the unique collections hosted on our Digital Publications site can be found at: https://library.med.utah.edu/publishing/  The objects are best viewed using a current web browser. 


All materials in the EHSL Digital Publishing collections and archives are covered by copyright. While ownership will vary by specific platform, publication or collection, permission should be requested and credit given to the original creator or source when using these materials for any reason. In general, the terms of use are: 

The digital objects are publicly available and searchable for educational and research uses. EHSL does not authorize use or reproduction for commercial purposes without permission from the copyright holder. Permissions to publish materials must be directed to the individual or institution owning the rights to the materials where applicable.  

EHSL makes every effort to ensure that it has rights to provide access to the materials hosted here. If you have any questions, or believe any object on our site has not received the appropriate permissions, please contact us at: ehsl-digpub@lists.utah.edu  

Unless otherwise indicated, materials within EHSL Digital Publishing typically fall under the following Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) Creative Commons license : 

Attribution You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use. 

Non-commercial You may not use the material for commercial purposes without explicit permission. 

No-derivatives If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you may not distribute the modified material without explicit permission. 

No additional restrictions You may not apply legal terms or technological measures that legally restrict others. 

Please contact the Digital Publishing team for any questions regarding use of these materials. 

Contact email: ehsl-digpub@lists.utah.edu 


 Sample Citations: 

MLA Style:  

Editor, author, or compiler name (if available). Name of Site. Version number, Name of institution/organization affiliated with the site (sponsor or publisher), date of resource creation (if available), URL, DOI or permalink. Date of access (if applicable). 

APA Style: 

Last, F. M. (Year, Month Date Published). Article title. Retrieved from URL 

AMA Style (no formal style): 

Author(s). Title. In: Web site or collection name. Publication date. URL. Accessed date. 

Other style: 

Author. Title [Source]. Item Date. Available at: URL (include complete URL). Accessed Date (specific date).