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eScholarship@BC
URL:http://escholarship.bc.edu/
Organisation:Boston College (BC)
Address:140 Commonwealth Avenue, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
Country:United States
Location:Latitude: 42.338600 & Longitude: -71.170764, Google Map
Tel.:+1 (617) 552-8000
Description:University repository providing access to the publication output of the institution. Most items are available in full-text; many are licensed under a Creative Commons license. Some theses and dissertations are not available as full-text. The interface is in English.
Type:Institutional - Operational
Size:4819 items (2017-05-03)
OAI-PMH:http://dlib.bc.edu/oai2
Software:islandora
Subjects:Multidisciplinary
Content:Articles; Conferences; Theses; Unpublished
Languages:English
Contacts:John O'Connor (john.oconnor.15@bc.edu), Administrator
OpenDOAR ID:146, Last reviewed: 2017-05-03, Suggest an update for this record - Missing data is needed for: Policies
Link to this record: http://opendoar.org/id/146/
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: Harvesting full data items by robots prohibited
  1. Access to some or all full items is controlled.
  2. Single copies of full items can be:
    • reproduced, and displayed or performed 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
  3. Full items must not be harvested by robots
  4. Full items must not be sold commercially in any format or medium without formal permission of the copyright holders.
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.
Standardised Submission Policy concerning depositors, quality & copyright

    Grade: Submission policies defined
  1. Items may only be deposited by academic staff, registered students, and employees of the institution, or their delegated agents.
  2. Authors may only submit their own work for archiving.
  3. No moderation policy defined. Assume nothing has been vetted.
  4. The validity and authenticity of the content of submissions is the sole responsibility of the depositor.
  5. No embargo policy defined.
  6. Any copyright violations are entirely the responsibility of the authors/depositors.
Standardised Preservation Policy

    Grade: Preservation policies explicitly undefined
  1. No retention period defined.
  2. The repository will try to ensure continued readability and accessibility.
  3. The repository regularly backs up its files according to current best practice.
  4. Items may be removed at the request of the author/copyright holder.
  5. Withdrawn items are not deleted per se, but are removed from public view.
  6. Withdrawn items' identifiers/URLs are not retained.
  7. URLs will continue to point to 'tombstone' citations, to avoid broken links and to retain item histories.
  8. In the event of the repository being closed down, items will be returned to their originators.

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