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URL:http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/
Organisation:Western Kentucky University
Address:1906 College Heights Blvd, Bowling Green, Ky. 42101
Country:United States
Location:Latitude: 36.971200 & Longitude: -86.445700, Google Map
Tel.:270-745-0111
Description:This site is an institutional repository making available a portion of the scholarly output of the university. As of this audit the site is currently a pilot for the years 2007-2008. The site includes an RSS feed and registered users may elect to set up email alerts for newly added items.
Type:Institutional - Operational
Size:28363 items (2017-12-07)
Established:2007
OAI-PMH:http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/do/oai/
Software:Digital Commons
Subjects:Multidisciplinary
Content:Articles; Conferences; Theses; Unpublished
Languages:English
Contacts:1. Connie Foster (connie.foster@wku.edu), Site Administrator, Tel. 270-745-6151
2. Rose Davis (rose.davis@wku.edu), Site Assistance, Tel. 270-745-6154
OpenDOAR ID:928, Last reviewed: 2012-08-31, Suggest an update for this record - Missing data is needed for: Policies
Link to this record: http://opendoar.org/id/928/
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
Standardised Data Policy for full-text and other full data items

    Grade: Harvesting full data items by robots prohibited
  1. Anyone may access full items free of charge.
  2. Single copies of full items can be:
    • reproduced
    • for personal research or study, educational, or not-for-profit purposes without prior permission or charge.
  3. Full items must not be harvested by robots
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.
  3. For more information, please see webpage: http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/faq.html#f6
Standardised Submission Policy concerning depositors, quality & copyright

    Grade: Submission policies defined
  1. Items may only be deposited by academic staff, and registered students of the organisation, or their delegated agents.
  2. Authors may only submit their own work for archiving.
  3. Eligible depositors must deposit full texts of all their publications.
  4. No moderation policy defined. Assume nothing has been vetted.
  5. The validity and authenticity of the content of submissions is the sole responsibility of the depositor.
  6. No embargo policy defined.
  7. Any copyright violations are entirely the responsibility of the authors/depositors.
  8. If the repository receives proof of copyright violation, the relevant item will be removed immediately.
  9. For more information see webpage: http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/submission.html
Standardised Preservation Policy

    Grade: Preservation policies explicitly undefined
  1. No retention period defined.
  2. The repository will try to ensure continued readability and accessibility.
  3. No file preservation policy defined.
  4. Items may not normally be removed from the repository.
  5. Withdrawn items are not deleted per se, but are removed from public view.
  6. Withdrawn items' identifiers/URLs are retained indefinitely.
  7. URLs will continue to point to 'tombstone' citations, to avoid broken links and to retain item histories.
  8. The metadata of withdrawn items will not be searchable.
  9. If necessary, an updated version may be deposited.
    • The earlier version may be withdrawn from public view.
    • The item's persistent URL will always link to the latest version.
  10. No closure policy defined.
  11. For more information see webpage: hhttp://digitalcommons.wku.edu/faq.html

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