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White Rose E-theses Online
URL:http://etheses.whiterose.ac.uk/
Organisation:Edward Boyle Library
White Rose Consortium: University of Leeds; University of Sheffield; University of York
Address:c/o Systems Team, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT
Country:United Kingdom
Location:Latitude: 53.808490 & Longitude: -1.552800, Google Map
Tel.:0113-3435663
Description:This is a repository providing access to the student output of the White Rose Consortium, which comprises of of three UK Universities (York, Sheffield & Leeds). Users may set up RSS and Atom feeds to be alerted to new content.
Type:Institutional - Operational
Size:12338 items (2017-12-07)
OAI-PMH:http://etheses.whiterose.ac.uk/cgi/oai2
Software:EPrints, Version: 3.3.10
Subjects:Multidisciplinary
Content:Theses
Languages:English
Contacts:eprints@whiterose.ac.uk
OpenDOAR ID:1407, Last reviewed: 2015-09-15, Suggest an update for this record
Link to this record: http://opendoar.org/id/1407/
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.
Standardised Data Policy for full-text and other full data items

    Grade: Rights vary for the re-use of full data items
  1. Anyone may access full items free of charge.
  2. Single copies of full items can be:
    • reproduced, displayed or performed, and given to third parties in any format or medium
    • for personal research or study, educational, or not-for-profit purposes without prior permission or charge.
    provided:
    • the authors, title and full bibliographic details are given
    • the original copyright statement is given
    • the original rights permission statement is given
    • the content is not changed in any way
  3. Full items must not be harvested by robots except transiently for full-text indexing or citation analysis
  4. Full items must not be sold commercially in any format or medium without formal permission of the copyright holders.
  5. Some full items are individually tagged with different rights permissions and conditions.
  6. This repository is not the publisher; it is merely the online archive.
  7. Mention of the repository is appreciated but not mandatory.
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 is restricted to:Theses and dissertations
  3. Principal Languages: English
Standardised Submission Policy concerning depositors, quality & copyright

    Grade: Submission policies defined
  1. Items may only be deposited by accredited members, and registered students of the organisation
  2. Authors may only submit their own work for archiving.
  3. Eligible depositors must deposit bibliographic metadata for all their publications.
  4. Eligible depositors must deposit full texts of all their publications, although they may delay making them publicly visible to comply with publishers' embargos.
  5. The administrator only vets items for the eligibility of authors/depositors, relevance to the scope of the repository, valid layout & format, and the exclusion of spam
  6. The validity and authenticity of the content of submissions is the sole responsibility of the depositor.
  7. Items can be deposited at any time, but will not be made publicly visible until any publishers' or funders' embargo period has expired.
  8. Any copyright violations are entirely the responsibility of the authors/depositors.
  9. If the repository receives proof of copyright violation, the relevant item will be removed immediately.
Standardised Preservation Policy

    Grade: Preservation policies defined
  1. Items will be retained for at least 10 years from the date of deposition.
  2. The repository will try to ensure continued readability and accessibility.
    • Items will be migrated to new file formats where necessary.
    • Where possible, software emulations will be provided to access un-migrated formats.
    • It may not be possible to guarantee the readability of some unusual file formats.
  3. The repository regularly backs up its files according to current best practice.
  4. The original bit stream is retained for all items, in addition to any upgraded formats.
  5. Items may not normally be removed from the repository.
  6. Acceptable reasons for withdrawal include:
    • Journal publishers' rules
    • Proven copyright violation or plagiarism
    • Legal requirements and proven violations
    • National Security
    • Falsified research
  7. Withdrawn items are not deleted per se, but are removed from public view.
  8. Withdrawn items' identifiers/URLs are retained transiently.
  9. 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
  10. The metadata of withdrawn items will not be searchable.
  11. Changes to deposited items are not permitted.
  12. In the event of the repository being closed down, the database will be transferred to another appropriate archive.

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