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I hereby grant to Simmons University and its agents the non-exclusive right to archive permanently, reproduce, translate to any medium or format for the purpose of preservation, and/or distribute my thesis, dissertation, or other scholarly work in whole or in part in paper and/or electronic format.

I represent that the submission is my original work, and/or that I have the right to grant the rights contained in this license. If appropriate, I certify that the version I submitted is the same as that approved by my advisory committee.

I also represent that my submission does not, to the best of my knowledge, infringe upon anyone's copyright, trademark, or other lawful intellectual property right. If the submission contains material for which I do not hold copyright, I represent that I have obtained the unrestricted permission of the copyright owner(s) to grant Simmons University the rights required by this license, and that such third-party owned material is clearly identified and acknowledged within the text or content of the submission.

If the submission is based upon work that has been sponsored or supported in whole or in part by an agency or organization other than Simmons University, I represent that I have fulfilled any right of review or other obligations as required by such contract or agreement.

I acknowledge that Simmons University Library and Archives will not make any alteration, other than as allowed by this license, to my submission.

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