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University of Bolton Institutional Repository (UBIR)
URL:http://ubir.bolton.ac.uk/
Organisation:University of Bolton
Address:Deane Road, Bolton, BL3 5AB
Country:United Kingdom
Location:Latitude: 53.573500 & Longitude: -2.436400, Google Map
Description:This repository provides access to the research output of the institution. Users may set up email alerts and RSS feeds to be alerted to new content.
Type:Institutional - Operational
Size:1122 items (2017-12-07)
OAI-PMH:http://sprite.bolton.ac.uk/cgi/oai2
Software:EPrints, Version: 3.8.2
Subjects:Multidisciplinary
Content:Articles; Conferences; Books
Languages:English
Contacts:UBIR@bolton.ac.uk, Administrator
OpenDOAR ID:1156, Last reviewed: 2015-09-15, Suggest an update for this record - Missing data is needed for: Policies
Link to this record: http://opendoar.org/id/1156/
Standardised Metadata Policy for information describing items in the repository

    Grade: Commercial metadata re-use permitted
  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 provided the OAI Identifier or a link to the original metadata record are given.
  3. For more information, please see webpage: http://digitalcommons.bolton.ac.uk/bolton_policy_template.pdf
Standardised Data Policy for full-text and other full data items

    Grade: Policy for the re-use of full data items unclearly stated
  1. Anyone may access full items free of charge.
  2. Copies of full items generally can be:
    • reproduced, displayed or performed, and given to third parties 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
    • a hyperlink and/or URL are given for the original metadata page
    • the content is not changed in any way
  3. Full items must not be sold commercially in any format or medium without formal permission of the copyright holders.
  4. For more information see webpage: http://digitalcommons.bolton.ac.uk/bolton_policy_template.pdf.
Standardised Content Policy for types of document & data set held

    Grade: Content policies defined
  1. This is an institutional or departmental repository.
  2. The repository holds all types of materials.
  3. Deposited items may include:
    • submitted versions (as sent to journals for peer-review)
    • accepted versions (author's final peer-reviewed drafts)
    • published versions (publisher-created files)
  4. For more information, please see webpage: http://digitalcommons.bolton.ac.uk/bolton_policy_template.pdf
Standardised Submission Policy concerning depositors, quality & copyright

    Grade: Submission policies defined
  1. Items may only be deposited by academic staff, and registered students of the institution
  2. Authors may only submit their own work for archiving.
  3. The administrator only vets items for valid layout & format
  4. The validity and authenticity of the content of submissions is not checked.
  5. Items can be deposited at any time, but will not be made publicly visible until any publishers' or funders' embargo period has expired.
  6. Any copyright violations are entirely the responsibility of the authors/depositors.
  7. For more information see webpage: http://digitalcommons.bolton.ac.uk/bolton_policy_template.pdf
Standardised Preservation Policy

    Grade: Preservation policies explicitly undefined
  1. Items will be retained for at least 10 years from the date of deposition.
  2. No functional specification policy has been defined.
  3. No file preservation policy defined.
  4. Items may be removed at the request of the author/copyright holder, but this is strongly discouraged.
  5. Acceptable reasons for withdrawal include:
    • Journal publishers' rules
    • Proven copyright violation or plagiarism
    • Legal requirements and proven violations
    • National Security
    • Falsified research
  6. Withdrawn items are not deleted per se, but are removed from public view.
  7. Withdrawn items' identifiers/URLs are not retained.
  8. URLs will continue to point to 'tombstone' citations, to avoid broken links and to retain item histories, with:
    • a link to a replacement version, where available
    • a note explaining the reasons for withdrawal
  9. Changes to deposited items are not permitted.
  10. Errata and corrigenda lists may be included with the original record if required.
  11. If necessary, an updated version may be deposited.
    • The earlier version may be withdrawn from public view.
    • The item's persistent URL will always link to the latest version.
  12. No closure policy defined.
  13. For more information see webpage: http://digitalcommons.bolton.ac.uk/bolton_policy_template.pdf

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