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European Cultural Heritage Online (ECHO)
Organisation:Max-Planck-Institut für Wissenschaftsgeschichte
Address:Max Plank Institute for the History of Science, Hofgartenstr. 8, 80539 München
Location:Latitude: 48.141400 & Longitude: 11.581870, Google Map
Description:This site is a pilot repository that gathers and provides seed collections of content relating to the cultural and scientific heritage of Europe. The intent behind the pilot sit is to attempt to create a social network of likeminded producers and users of such information who will be willing to contribute material to the site. The site interface is available in English. Special items include: Links to external resources
Type:Institutional - Operational
Size:575000 items (2015-03-30)
Software:[Not specified]
Subjects:Fine and Performing Arts; Geography and Regional Studies; History and Archaeology
Content:References; Unpublished; Multimedia; Special
Languages:German; English
OpenDOAR ID:472, Last reviewed: 2012-01-12, Suggest an update for this record - Missing data is needed for: OAI-PMH, Software & Policies
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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: Full data item policies explicitly undefined
  1. Anyone may access full items free of charge.
  2. No full-item re-use policy defined. Assume no rights at all have been granted.
Standardised Content Policy for types of document & data set held

    Grade: Content policies defined
  1. This is a multi-institution subject-based repository.
  2. Subject Specialities:
    • Fine and Performing Arts
    • Geography and Regional Studies
    • History and Archaeology
  3. The repository holds all types of materials.
Standardised Submission Policy concerning depositors, quality & copyright

    Grade: Submission policies explicitly undefined
  1. No submission policy defined.
Standardised Preservation Policy

    Grade: Preservation policies defined
  1. No retention period defined.
  2. The repository will try to ensure continued readability and accessibility.
    • Items will be migrated to new file formats where necessary.
  3. The repository regularly backs up its files according to current best practice.
  4. No withdrawal policy defined.
  5. No deletion method for withdrawn items defined.
  6. No closure policy defined.

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