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St Andrews Research Repository
URL:http://research-repository.st-andrews.ac.uk/
Organisation:University of St Andrews
Address:North Street, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9TR
Country:United Kingdom
Location:Latitude: 56.342140 & Longitude: -2.796370, Google Map
Tel.:01334-462281
Description:This is the official University of St Andrews institutional repository. Content is primarily electronic theses and research publications, with some grey literature, monographs and other material affiliated to the University. Full text content is provided for all research publications in the repository, and wherever possible (following embargoes) for electronic theses.
Type:Institutional - Operational
Size:11018 items (2017-12-07)
Established:2006
OAI-PMH:http://research-repository.st-andrews.ac.uk/dspace-oai/request
Software:DSpace
Subjects:Multidisciplinary
Content:Articles; Theses; Books
Languages:English
Contacts:1. Janet Aucock (ja@st-andrews.ac.uk), Administrator
2. Jackie Proven (jep10@st-andrews.ac.uk), Administrator
Remarks:SHERPA Affiliate institution
OpenDOAR ID:901, Last reviewed: 2016-06-20, Suggest an update for this record - Missing data is needed for: Policies
Link to this record: http://opendoar.org/id/901/
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.
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. All full items are individually tagged with differing rights permissions and conditions.
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 holds all types of materials except:Learning Objects
  3. Deposited items may include:
    • 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
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. The administrator only vets items for the eligibility of authors/depositors, and relevance to the scope of the repository
  5. The validity and authenticity of the content of submissions is checked by internal subject specialists.
  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. If the repository receives proof of copyright violation, the relevant item will be removed immediately.
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.
  3. The repository regularly backs up its files according to current best practice.
  4. Items may not normally be removed from the repository.
  5. Acceptable reasons for withdrawal include:
    • Proven copyright violation or plagiarism
    • Legal requirements and proven violations
    • National Security
  6. No deletion method for withdrawn items defined.
  7. In the event of the repository being closed down, the database will be transferred to another appropriate archive.

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