Policies

Metadata Policy

for information describing items in the repository
  1. Anyone may access the metadata free of charge.
  2. The metadata may be re-used in any medium without prior permission for not-for-profit purposes and re-sold commercially

Data Policy

for full-text and other full data items
  1. Anyone may access full items free of charge.
  2. Copies of full items generally can be:
    • reproduced, displayed or performed, given to third parties, and stored in a database in any format or medium
    • for personal research or study, educational, not-for-profit, or commercial purposes without prior permission or charge.
    provided:
    • the authors, title and full bibliographic details are given
    • the content is not changed in any way

Content Policy

for types of document & data set held
  1. This is an institutional or departmental repository.
  2. The repository is restricted to:
    • Journal articles
    • Bibliographic references
    • Conference and workshop papers
    • Theses and dissertations
    • Unpublished reports and working papers
    • Books, chapters and sections
    • Patents
    • Other special item types
    • Special materials: Technical Bulletins
  3. Deposited items may include published versions (publisher-created files)
  4. Items are individually tagged with:
    • their version type and date.
    • their peer-review status.
    • their publication status.
  5. Principal Languages: English

Submission Policy

concerning depositors, quality & copyright
  1. No submission policy defined.

Preservation Policy

  1. Items will be retained indefinitely.
  2. No functional specification policy has been defined.
  3. The repository regularly backs up its files according to current best practice.
  4. No withdrawal policy defined.
  5. No deletion method for withdrawn items defined.
  6. If necessary, an updated version may be deposited.
    • The earlier version may be withdrawn from public view.
  7. No closure policy defined.