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Nottingham ePrints
URL:http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/
Organisation:University of Nottingham
Address:King's Meadow Campus, Nottingham, NG7 2NR
Country:United Kingdom
Location:Latitude: 52.938200 & Longitude: -1.171200, Google Map
Tel.:+44 (0) 115 951 5151
Fax:+44 (0) 115 951 3666
Description:This site provides access to the research output of the institution. The interface is in English.
Type:Institutional - Operational
Size:12931 items (2017-11-16)
OAI-PMH:http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/cgi/oai2
Software:EPrints, Version: 3.1.2.1
Subjects:Multidisciplinary
Content:Articles; Conferences; Theses; Books
Languages:English
Contacts:eprints@nottingham.ac.uk, Site Administrator
Remarks:Partners: SHERPA
OpenDOAR ID:226, Last reviewed: 2017-08-16, Suggest an update for this record
Link to this record: http://opendoar.org/id/226/
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. 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. 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.
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 except:Theses and dissertations
  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. Items are individually tagged with:
    • their peer-review status.
    • their publication status.
  5. Principal Languages: English
Standardised Submission Policy concerning depositors, quality & copyright

    Grade: Submission policies defined
  1. Items may only be deposited by accredited members of the organisation, or their delegated agents.
  2. Authors may only submit their own work for archiving.
  3. 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
  4. The validity and authenticity of the content of submissions is the sole responsibility of the depositor.
  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. 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 indefinitely.
  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.
  3. The repository is working with external partners to:
    • convert or migrate file formats
    • record preservation metadata
  4. The repository regularly backs up its files according to current best practice.
  5. The original bit stream is retained for all items, in addition to any upgraded formats.
  6. Items may not normally be removed from the repository.
  7. Acceptable reasons for withdrawal include:
    • Proven copyright violation or plagiarism
    • Legal requirements and proven violations
    • National Security
    • Falsified research
  8. Withdrawn items are not deleted per se, but are removed from public view.
  9. Withdrawn items' identifiers/URLs are retained indefinitely.
  10. URLs will continue to point to 'tombstone' citations, to avoid broken links and to retain item histories.
  11. Changes to deposited items are not permitted.
  12. Errata and corrigenda lists may be included with the original record if required.
  13. If necessary, an updated version may be deposited.
  14. In the event of the repository being closed down, the database will be transferred to another appropriate archive.

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