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RIT Digital Media Library (RIT DML)
URL:https://ritdml.rit.edu/
Organisation:RIT Library
Rochester Institute of Technology
Address:One Lomb Memorial Drive, Rochester, NY 14623
Country:United States
Location:Latitude: 43.154100 & Longitude: -77.619300, Google Map
Tel.:585-475-2411
Description:This site is a university repository providing access to the publication output of the institution. Registered users can set up email alerts to notify them of newly added relevant content.
Type:Institutional - Operational
Size:14957 items (2015-10-27)
OAI-PMH:https://ritdml.rit.edu/dspace-oai/request
Software:DSpace
Subjects:Technology General
Content:Articles; Conferences; Theses; Unpublished; Datasets; Multimedia
Languages:English
Contacts:April Younglove (amytwc@rit.edu), Administrator
OpenDOAR ID:648, Last reviewed: 2014-05-28, Suggest an update for this record - Missing data is needed for: Policies
Link to this record: http://opendoar.org/id/648/
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. Access to some or all full items is controlled.
  2. No full-item re-use policy defined. Assume no rights at all have been granted.
Content Policy for types of document & data set held

    Grade: Content policies unknown
The RIT DML accepts all manner of digital formats but provides differing levels of support depending on the format type -- see the RIT DML File Formats Collection. Some examples of items that the RIT DML can accommodate are: Documents (e.g. articles, e-prints, working papers, technical reports, conference papers), Books, Theses, thesis projects and dissertations, Data sets, Computer programs, Visualizations, Simulations, and other models, Images, Audio files, Video files, Multimedia publications
Standardised Submission Policy concerning depositors, quality & copyright

    Grade: Submission policies defined
  1. Items may only be deposited by academic staff, and employees of the institution, or their delegated agents.
  2. Authors may only submit their own work for archiving.
  3. No moderation policy defined. Assume nothing has been vetted.
  4. The validity and authenticity of the content of submissions is the sole responsibility of the depositor.
  5. No embargo policy defined.
  6. Any copyright violations are entirely the responsibility of the authors/depositors.
Standardised Preservation Policy

    Grade: Preservation policies defined
  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:
    • 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.
  9. The metadata of withdrawn items will not be searchable.
  10. No closure policy defined.

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