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University of Reading Research Data Archive
URL:http://researchdata.reading.ac.uk/
Organisation:University of Reading
Address:Whiteknights, Reading, Berkshire, RG6 6AH
Country:United Kingdom
Location:Latitude: 51.439200 & Longitude: -0.919700, Google Map
Description:This site provides access to the research data output of the institution. The interface is available in English.
Type:Institutional - Operational
Size:49 items (2017-12-07)
OAI-PMH:http://researchdata.reading.ac.uk/cgi/oai2
Software:EPrints, Version: 3
Subjects:Multidisciplinary
Content:Datasets
Languages:English
Contacts:1. Robert Darby (r.m.darby@reading.ac.uk), Administrator
2. researchdata@reading.ac.uk
OpenDOAR ID:3757, Last reviewed: 2016-10-03, Suggest an update for this record
Link to this record: http://opendoar.org/id/3757/
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
    • the repository is mentioned
  3. For more information, please see webpage: https://researchdata.reading.ac.uk/metadata_policy.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, not-for-profit, or commercial purposes without prior permission or charge.
    provided:
    • the authors, title and full bibliographic details are given
    • the original copyright statement is given
  3. Some full items are individually tagged with different rights permissions and conditions.
  4. For more information see webpage: https://researchdata.reading.ac.uk/data_policy.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:Datasets
  3. For more information, please see webpage: https://researchdata.reading.ac.uk/collection_policy.html
Standardised Submission Policy concerning depositors, quality & copyright

    Grade: Submission policies defined
  1. Items may only be deposited by accredited members, academic staff, and registered students of the institution
  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 relevance to the scope of the repository, and valid layout & format
  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. For more information see webpage: https://researchdata.reading.ac.uk/submission_policy.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.
  3. The original bit stream is retained for all items, in addition to any upgraded formats.
  4. Items may be removed at the request of the author/copyright holder.
  5. Acceptable reasons for withdrawal include:
    • 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. 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
  9. If necessary, an updated version may be deposited.
    • The earlier version may be withdrawn from public view.
    • There will be links between earlier and later versions, with the most recent version clearly identified.
  10. In the event of the repository being closed down, the database will be transferred to another appropriate archive.
  11. For more information see webpage: https://researchdata.reading.ac.uk/preservation_policy.html

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