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Dryad
URL:http://www.datadryad.org/
Organisation: (Dryad)
Address:, Durham, NC 27705-466
Country:United States
Location:Latitude: 36.007600 & Longitude: -78.923800, Google Map
Description:This site provides access to research datasets relating to published peer-reviewed articles. Dryad repository accepts research datasets relating to published peer-reviewed articles. Dryad provides one-stop data deposition upon publication by interfacing with specialised repositories which are already required for publication such as GenBank and TreeBASE. This site has an initial focus on evolutionary biology, ecology and related fields. Dryad’s faceted search interface can be used to find related content in other repositories. Authors may also use the submission interface to submit to more than one repository.
Type:Disciplinary - Operational
Size:11595 items (2016-02-23)
Software:DSpace
Subjects:Biology and Biochemistry; Ecology and Environment; Health and Medicine
Content:References; Datasets
Languages:English
Contacts:1. admin@datadryad.org, Administrator
2. Todd Vision or Laura Wendell (help@datadryad.org), Administrator
OpenDOAR ID:1475, Last reviewed: 2013-07-12, Suggest an update for this record - Missing data is needed for: OAI-PMH
Link to this record: http://opendoar.org/id/1475/
Standardised Metadata Policy for information describing items in the repository

    Grade: Metadata re-use permitted for not-for-profit purposes
  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 provided the OAI Identifier or a link to the original metadata record are given.
  3. For more information, please see webpage: http://wiki.datadryad.org/Policies
Standardised Data Policy for full-text and other full data items

    Grade: Re-use of full data items permitted for not-for-profit purposes
  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, or not-for-profit 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. Mention of the repository is appreciated but not mandatory.
  4. For more information see webpage: http://wiki.datadryad.org/Policies.
Standardised Content Policy for types of document & data set held

    Grade: Content policies defined
  1. This is a multi-institution subject-based repository.
  2. Subject Specialities:
    • Biology and Biochemistry
    • Ecology and Environment
    • Health and Medicine
  3. The repository is restricted to:
    • Datasets
    • Software
    • Other special item types
    • Special materials: Other supplemental materials associated with published articles
  4. Deposited items may include accepted versions (author's final peer-reviewed drafts)
  5. Items are individually tagged with their version type and date.
  6. Principal Languages: English
  7. For more information, please see webpage: http://wiki.datadryad.org/Policies
Standardised Submission Policy concerning depositors, quality & copyright

    Grade: Submission policies defined
  1. Items may only be deposited by accredited members of the subject community, or their delegated agents.
  2. Authors may only submit their own work for archiving.
  3. Eligible depositors must deposit bibliographic metadata for all their publications.
  4. The administrator only vets items for relevance to the scope of the repository, valid layout & format, and the exclusion of spam
  5. The validity and authenticity of the content of submissions is the sole responsibility of the depositor.
  6. Items can be deposited at any time, but will not be made publicly visible until any publishers' or funders' embargo period has expired.
  7. For more information see webpage: http://wiki.datadryad.org/Policies
Standardised Preservation Policy

    Grade: Preservation policies defined
  1. Items will be retained indefinitely.
  2. The repository will try to ensure continued readability and accessibility.
  3. The repository is working with external partners to:
    • convert or migrate file formats
    • record preservation metadata
    • backup items in external archives
  4. The repository regularly backs up its files according to current best practice.
  5. Items may not normally be removed from the repository.
  6. Acceptable reasons for withdrawal include:
    • Journal publishers' rules
    • Proven copyright violation or plagiarism
  7. Withdrawn items are not deleted per se, but are removed from public view.
  8. Withdrawn items' identifiers/URLs are retained indefinitely.
  9. URLs will continue to point to 'tombstone' citations, to avoid broken links and to retain item histories.
  10. The metadata of withdrawn items will not be searchable.
  11. If necessary, an updated version may be deposited.
    • The item's persistent URL will always link to the latest version.
    • There will be links between earlier and later versions, with the most recent version clearly identified.
  12. Items are allocated a checksum to facilitate the detection of alterations.
  13. In the event of the repository being closed down, the database will be transferred to another appropriate archive.
  14. For more information see webpage: http://wiki.datadryad.org/Policies

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