Grand Valley Pressbooks Terms of Service

About Grand Valley Pressbooks

Grand Valley Pressbooks is an open access book publishing platform supported by the Grand Valley State University Libraries, in order to share scholarly and creative work produced by the GVSU community.

All works published through Grand Valley Pressbooks must either be connected to a GVSU course or produced by a GVSU faculty member, staff member, or student. Books and user accounts which are not connected to GVSU may be locked and/or deleted by Grand Valley Pressbooks administrators.

For more information about Grand Valley Pressbooks and the GVSU Libraries’ publishing services, please visit the Scholarly Communications webpage, consult our ScholarWorks@GVSU policies, or contact the Scholarly Communications and Open Education Librarian.

Publication Terms

By creating and posting work on the Grand Valley Pressbooks platform, you agree to the following terms:

  • You grant the GVSU Libraries a non-exclusive license to publish this work online, including permission to reproduce, distribute, and display the work, and to modify the work as necessary for ongoing preservation and access.
  • You affirm that you hold the copyright to all original content included in this work.
  • You affirm that any third-party material is either used with permission or in accordance with the rights of use in U.S. copyright law.