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Natural History Museum Repository
URL:http://nhm.openrepository.com/nhm/
Organisation:Natural History Museum
Address:London
Country:United Kingdom
Location:Latitude: 47.370000 & Longitude: 50.718500, Google Map
Description:This site provides access to the research publications of the institution. The interface is available in English.
Type:Institutional - Operational
Size:398 items (2018-04-19)
Established:2016
OAI-PMH:http://nhm.openrepository.com/nhm-oai/request
Software:Open Repository
Subjects:Science General; Biology and Biochemistry; Earth and Planetary Sciences; History and Archaeology; Library and Information Science
Content:Articles
Languages:English
Contacts:Lisa Cardy (l.cardy@nhm.ac.uk), Administrator
OpenDOAR ID:3592, Last reviewed: 2018-02-28, Suggest an update for this record - Missing data is needed for: Policies
Link to this record: http://opendoar.org/id/3592/
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.
  3. For more information, please see webpage: http://nhm.openrepository.com/nhm/pages/about.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. All full items are individually tagged with differing rights permissions and conditions.
  3. For more information see webpage: http://nhm.openrepository.com/nhm/pages/about.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 holds all types of materials.
  3. Deposited items may include:
    • working drafts
    • submitted versions (as sent to journals for peer-review)
    • accepted versions (author's final peer-reviewed drafts)
  4. Items are individually tagged with:
    • their version type and date.
    • their peer-review status.
  5. Principal Languages: English
  6. For more information, please see webpage: http://nhm.openrepository.com/nhm/pages/about.html
Standardised Submission Policy concerning depositors, quality & copyright

    Grade: Submission policies defined
  1. Items may only be deposited by accredited members of the institution
  2. The administrator only vets items for the eligibility of authors/depositors, and valid layout & format
  3. The validity and authenticity of the content of submissions is not checked.
  4. Items can be deposited at any time, but will not be made publicly visible until any publishers' or funders' embargo period has expired.
  5. If the repository receives proof of copyright violation, the relevant item will be removed immediately.
  6. For more information see webpage: http://nhm.openrepository.com/nhm/pages/about.html
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. Acceptable reasons for withdrawal include:
    • Journal publishers' rules
    • Proven copyright violation or plagiarism
    • Legal requirements and proven violations
    • National Security
    • Falsified research
  6. Withdrawn items are not deleted per se, but are removed from public view.
  7. Withdrawn items' identifiers/URLs are retained indefinitely.
  8. The metadata of withdrawn items will not be searchable.
  9. If necessary, an updated version may be deposited.
  10. No closure policy defined.
  11. For more information see webpage: http://nhm.openrepository.com/nhm/pages/about.html

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