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DigitalCommons@UConn
URL:http://digitalcommons.uconn.edu/
Organisation:University of Connecticut (UCONN)
Address:Storrs, CT 06269
Country:United States
Location:Latitude: 41.808000 & Longitude: -72.246700, Google Map
Tel.:+1 860-486-2000
Description:University repository providing access to the publication output of the institution. Includes a paper of the day highlighted. Registered users, not limited to institutional members, can set up email alerts or an RSS feed to notify them of newly added relevant content. Many theses and dissertations are not currently available as full text due to embargoes. These are clearly indicated. The interface is in English.
Type:Institutional - Operational
Size:13166 items (2017-08-17)
OAI-PMH:http://digitalcommons.uconn.edu/do/oai/
Software:Digital Commons
Subjects:Multidisciplinary
Content:Articles; References; Conferences; Theses; Unpublished; Books
Languages:English
Contacts:digitalcommons@uconn.edu, Administrator
OpenDOAR ID:98, Last reviewed: 2014-06-06, Suggest an update for this record
Link to this record: http://opendoar.org/id/98/
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 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: 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 in any format or medium
    • for personal research or study purposes without prior permission or charge.
  3. Full items must not be harvested by robots
  4. Full items must not be sold commercially in any format or medium without formal permission of the copyright holders.
  5. For more information see webpage: http://digitalcommons.uconn.edu/copycite.html.
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.
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 institution, or their delegated agents.
  2. Authors may only submit their own work for archiving.
  3. The administrator only vets items for the eligibility of authors/depositors, and valid layout & format
  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.
  7. If the repository receives proof of copyright violation, the relevant item will be removed immediately.
  8. For more information see webpage: http://digitalcommons.uconn.edu/forauthors.html
Standardised Preservation Policy

    Grade: Preservation policies defined
  1. No retention period defined.
  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:
    • 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 item's persistent URL will always link to the latest version.
  9. No closure policy defined.
  10. For more information see webpage: http://digitalcommons.uconn.edu/forauthors.html

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