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White Rose Research Online
URL:http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/
Organisation:Edward Boyle Library
White Rose Consortium: University of Leeds; The University of Sheffield; University of York
Address:c/o Systems Team, Edward Boyle Library, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT
Country:United Kingdom
Location:Latitude: 53.808490 & Longitude: -1.552800, Google Map
Tel.:0113-3435663
Description:This is the joint consortial institutional repository of three UK Universities (York, Sheffield & Leeds) created with support from SHERPA. Provides access to the research article publication output of the institutions. Users may setup Atom and RSS feeds to be alerted to new content. The interface is in English
Type:Institutional - Operational
Size:51329 items (2017-11-23)
OAI-PMH:http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/cgi/oai2
Software:EPrints, Version: 3.3.10
Subjects:Multidisciplinary
Content:Articles; Conferences; Books
Languages:English
Contacts:eprints@whiterose.ac.uk, Site Administrator, Tel. 0113-3437067
Remarks:Partners: JISC, CURL, SHERPA
OpenDOAR ID:373, Last reviewed: 2015-09-15, Suggest an update for this record
Link to this record: http://opendoar.org/id/373/
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.
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, 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.
  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.
Standardised Content Policy for types of document & data set held

    Grade: Content policies defined
  1. This is a multi-institution subject-based repository.
  2. The repository holds all types of materials except:Learning Objects
  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 version type and date.
    • their peer-review status.
    • their publication status.
  5. Principal Languages: English
  6. For more information, please see webpage: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/docs/information.html
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. Eligible depositors must deposit bibliographic metadata for all their publications.
  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, 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. 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://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/docs/takedown.html
Standardised Preservation Policy

    Grade: Preservation policies defined
  1. Items will be retained for at least 10 years from the date of deposition.
  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.
    • It may not be possible to guarantee the readability of some unusual file formats.
  3. The repository is working with external partners to:
    • convert or migrate file formats
    • develop and implement software emulations for old file formats
    • record preservation metadata
    • backup items in external archives
  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 be removed at the request of the author/copyright holder.
  7. Acceptable reasons for withdrawal include:
    • Journal publishers' rules
    • 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 transiently.
  10. URLs will continue to point to 'tombstone' citations, to avoid broken links and to retain item histories, with:
    • a link to a replacement version, where available
    • a note explaining the reasons for withdrawal
  11. The metadata of withdrawn items will not be searchable.
  12. Changes to deposited items are not permitted.
  13. Errata and corrigenda lists may be included with the original record if required.
  14. If necessary, an updated version may be deposited.
    • The earlier version may be withdrawn from public view.
  15. In the event of the repository being closed down, the database will be transferred to another appropriate archive.

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