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Loughborough University Institutional Repository
URL:https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/dspace-jspui/
Organisation:University Library
Loughborough University
Address:Epinal Way, Loughborough, LE11 3TU
Country:United Kingdom
Location:Latitude: 52.762800 & Longitude: -1.237400, Google Map
Description:University repository providing access to the publication output of the institution. Registered users, not limited to institutional members, can set up email alerts to notify them of newly added relevant content. A small portion of the material on the site is restricted and is not available in open access. Material included comes from all Schools across the University.
Type:Institutional - Operational
Size:26411 items (2017-11-16)
Established:2005
OAI-PMH:https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/dspace-oai/request
Software:DSpace, Version: 3.2
Subjects:Multidisciplinary
Content:Articles; Conferences; Theses; Unpublished; Books
Languages:English
Contacts:1. Katie Appleton (repository@lboro.ac.uk), Administrator
2. Naomi Dungworth (repository@lboro.ac.uk), Administrator
OpenDOAR ID:513, Last reviewed: 2017-10-18, Suggest an update for this record - Missing data is needed for: Policies
Link to this record: http://opendoar.org/id/513/
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.
  4. For more information, please see webpage: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/library/resources/PDFs/IR_Policies.pdf
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. Single copies of full items can be:
    • reproduced, and displayed or performed 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
    • 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.
  8. For more information see webpage: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/library/resources/PDFs/IR_Policies.pdf.
Standardised Content Policy for types of document & data set held

    Grade: Content policies explicitly undefined
  1. This is an institutional or departmental repository.
  2. No content policy defined.
  3. For more information, please see webpage: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/library/resources/PDFs/IR_Policies.pdf
Standardised Submission Policy concerning depositors, quality & copyright

    Grade: Submission policies defined
  1. Items may only be deposited by accredited members of the institution, or their delegated agents.
  2. Authors may only submit their own work for archiving.
  3. Eligible depositors must deposit bibliographic metadata for all their publications.
  4. Eligible depositors must deposit full texts of all their publications, although they may delay making them publicly visible to comply with publishers' embargos.
  5. 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
  6. The validity and authenticity of the content of submissions is the sole responsibility of the depositor.
  7. Items can be deposited at any time, but will not be made publicly visible until any publishers' or funders' embargo period has expired.
  8. Any copyright violations are entirely the responsibility of the authors/depositors.
  9. If the repository receives proof of copyright violation, the relevant item will be removed immediately.
  10. For more information see webpage: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/library/resources/PDFs/IR_Policies.pdf
Standardised Preservation Policy

    Grade: Preservation policies explicitly undefined
  1. Items will be retained indefinitely.
  2. The repository will try to ensure continued readability and accessibility.
    • It may not be possible to guarantee the readability of some unusual file formats.
  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, but this is strongly discouraged.
  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. If necessary, an updated version may be deposited.
    • The earlier version may be withdrawn from public view.
  9. No closure policy defined.
  10. For more information see webpage: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/library/resources/PDFs/IR_Policies.pdf

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