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Online Repository of Birkbeck Institutional Theses (ORBIT)
URL:http://bbktheses.da.ulcc.ac.uk/
Organisation:Birkbeck College, University of London (BBK)
Address:Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HX
Country:United Kingdom
Location:Latitude: 51.521515 & Longitude: -0.129308, Google Map
Tel.:+44 (0)20 7631 6000
Fax:+44 (0)20 7631 6270
Description:This site provides access to PhD Theses of the institution. The interface is available in English. Users may set up Atom and RSS feeds to be alerted to new content.
Type:Institutional - Operational
Size:267 items (2017-11-23)
Established:20112
OAI-PMH:http://bbktheses.da.ulcc.ac.uk/cgi/oai2
Software:EPrints, Version: 3.3.6
Subjects:Multidisciplinary
Content:References; Theses
Languages:English
Contacts:Paul Rigg (p.rigg@bbk.ac.uk), Administrator
OpenDOAR ID:2562, Last reviewed: 2015-09-14, Suggest an update for this record - Missing data is needed for: Policies
Link to this record: http://opendoar.org/id/2562/
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. The metadata must not be re-used in any medium for commercial purposes without formal permission.
  4. For more information, please see webpage: http://bbktheses.da.ulcc.ac.uk/policies.html
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. Copies of full items generally can be:
    • reproduced, displayed or performed, given to third parties, and stored in a database 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 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.
  8. For more information see webpage: http://bbktheses.da.ulcc.ac.uk/policies.html.
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
  4. For more information, please see webpage: http://bbktheses.da.ulcc.ac.uk/policies.html
Standardised Submission Policy concerning depositors, quality & copyright

    Grade: Submission policies defined
  1. Items may only be deposited by employees of the institution
  2. Authors may only submit their own work for archiving.
  3. Eligible depositors must deposit full texts of all their publications, although they may delay making them publicly visible to comply with publishers' embargos.
  4. The administrator only vets items for the eligibility of authors/depositors, relevance to the scope of the repository, and the exclusion of spam
  5. The validity and authenticity of the content of submissions is not checked.
  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. Any copyright violations are entirely the responsibility of the authors/depositors.
  8. If the repository receives proof of copyright violation, the relevant item will be removed immediately.
  9. For more information see webpage: http://bbktheses.da.ulcc.ac.uk/policies.html
Standardised Preservation Policy

    Grade: Preservation policies explicitly undefined
  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.
    • It may not be possible to guarantee the readability of some unusual file formats.
  3. The repository is working with external partners to 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:
    • 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 indefinitely.
  9. Changes to deposited items are not permitted.
  10. Errata and corrigenda lists may be included with the original record if required.
  11. No closure policy defined.
  12. For more information see webpage: http://bbktheses.da.ulcc.ac.uk/policies.html

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