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Wikimedia Commons
URL:http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Main_Page/
Organisation:Wikimedia Foundation, Inc
Address:149 New Montgomery Street, Floor 6, San Francisco, CA 94105
Country:United States
Location:Latitude: 37.787000 & Longitude: -122.399600, Google Map
Tel.:+1-415-839-6885
Fax:+1-415-882-0495
Description:This is a media file repository which gives access to public domain, freely licensed educational media content to anyone in their own language. It contains images, sounds and video clips. The interface is available in a large selection of languages and anyone can contribute new items.
Type:Institutional - Operational
Size:38544766 items (2017-04-27)
Software:MediaWiki
Subjects:Multidisciplinary
Content:Multimedia
Languages:English; Chinese; French; Spanish
Contacts:[Not recorded]
OpenDOAR ID:3143, Last reviewed: 2014-08-18, Suggest an update for this record - Missing data is needed for: OAI-PMH, Contacts & Policies
Link to this record: http://opendoar.org/id/3143/
Standardised Metadata Policy for information describing items in the repository

    Grade: Metadata re-use policy explicitly undefined
  1. Anyone may access the metadata free of charge.
  2. No metadata re-use policy defined. Assume no rights at all have been granted.
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, not-for-profit, or commercial 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
  3. Some full items are individually tagged with different rights permissions and conditions.
  4. For more information see webpage: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Reusing_content_outside_Wikimedia?uselang=en-gb.
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:Multimedia and audio-visual materials
Standardised Submission Policy concerning depositors, quality & copyright

    Grade: Submission policies defined
  1. Items may only be deposited by accredited members, academic staff, registered students, and employees of the subject community, or their delegated agents.
  2. Authors may only submit their own work for archiving.
  3. The administrator only vets items for relevance to the scope of the repository
  4. The validity and authenticity of the content of submissions is the sole responsibility of the depositor.
  5. No embargo policy defined.
  6. If the repository receives proof of copyright violation, the relevant item will be removed immediately.
  7. For more information see webpage: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Project_scope
Standardised Preservation Policy

    Grade: Preservation policies explicitly undefined
  1. No preservation policy defined.

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