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DigitalCommons@University of Nebraska (DigitalCommons@UNL)
URL:http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/
Organisation:University of Nebraska - Lincoln (UNL)
Address:Lincoln, NE 68588-4100
Country:United States
Location:Latitude: 40.818970 & Longitude: -96.703740, Google Map
Tel.:402-472-9568
Description:University repository providing access to the publication output of the institution. Includes a paper of the day highlighted. Theses & dissertations are only freely accessible for the first 24 pages to external users. Registered users, not limited to institutional members, can set up email alerts or RSS feed to notify them of newly added relevant content. Some items may not be available as open-access. The Interface is in English
Type:Institutional - Operational
Size:94130 items (2017-10-19)
OAI-PMH:http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/do/oai/
Software:Digital Commons
Subjects:Multidisciplinary
Content:Articles; Conferences; Theses; Unpublished; Special
Languages:English
Contacts:1. Paul Royster (proyster@unl.edu), Administrator, Tel. 402-472-3628
2. support@dc.bepress.com, OAI Administrator
Remarks:Special items include: Creative activities
OpenDOAR ID:99, Last reviewed: 2014-06-06, Suggest an update for this record - Missing data is needed for: Policies
Link to this record: http://opendoar.org/id/99/
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, 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
  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.
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 accredited members, and academic staff 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.
  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.
    • Items will be migrated to new file formats where necessary.
  3. The repository is working with external partners to convert or migrate file formats
  4. The repository regularly backs up its files according to current best practice.
  5. Items may be removed at the request of the author/copyright holder, but this is strongly discouraged.
  6. Acceptable reasons for withdrawal include:
    • Proven copyright violation or plagiarism
    • Legal requirements and proven violations
    • National Security
    • Falsified research
  7. Withdrawn items are not deleted per se, but are removed from public view.
  8. Withdrawn items' identifiers/URLs are retained indefinitely.
  9. URLs will continue to point to 'tombstone' citations, to avoid broken links and to retain item histories.
  10. If necessary, an updated version may be deposited.
  11. No closure policy defined.

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