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Aquatic Commons
URL:http://aquaticcommons.org/
Organisation:International Association of Aquatic and Marine Science Libraries and Information Centers
IODE (International Oceanographic Data and Information Exchange)
Address:UNESCO/IOC Project Office for IODE, Oostende, Belgium
Country:Belgium
Location:Latitude: 51.216700 & Longitude: 2.900000, Google Map
Description:The Aquatic Commons digital repository is an online, growing collection of published and unpublished research, organizational publications, and other scholarly materials contributed by marine/aquatic researchers, librarians, and their institutions. Users may set up Atom and RSS feeds to be alerted to new content. The interface is available in English, Spanish or French.
Type:Disciplinary - Operational
Size:17378 items (2017-09-21)
OAI-PMH:http://aquaticcommons.org/cgi/oai2
Software:EPrints, Version: 3.2.9
Subjects:Earth and Planetary Sciences; Ecology and Environment
Content:Articles; Conferences; Unpublished
Languages:English; Spanish; French
Contacts:1. Stephanie Haas (haas@uflib.ufl.edu), Administrator
2. Pauline Simpson (psimpson07@aol.com), Administrator
3. Joan Parker (AquaticCommons@gmail.com), Administrator
Remarks:This repository focuses on Aquatic sciences (marine, freshwater, estuarine/brackish) .
OpenDOAR ID:1022, Last reviewed: 2013-09-25, Suggest an update for this record
Link to this record: http://opendoar.org/id/1022/
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.
  3. The metadata must not be re-used in any medium for commercial purposes without formal permission.
  4. For more information, please see webpage: http://iamslic.dreamhosters.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/AC_basics1.pdf
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. Copies of full items generally can be:
    • reproduced, displayed or performed, and given to third parties
    • 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
    • a hyperlink and/or URL are given for the original metadata page
    • the content is not changed in any way
  3. Full items must not be harvested by robots except transiently for full-text indexing or citation analysis
  4. Full items must not be sold commercially in any format or medium without formal permission of the copyright holders.
  5. This repository is not the publisher; it is merely the online archive.
  6. Mention of the repository is appreciated but not mandatory.
  7. For more information see webpage: http://iamslic.dreamhosters.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/AC_basics1.pdf.
Standardised Content Policy for types of document & data set held

    Grade: Content policies defined
  1. This is a multi-institution subject-based repository.
  2. The repository holds all types of materials.
  3. Deposited items may include:
    • submitted versions (as sent to journals for peer-review)
    • accepted versions (author's final peer-reviewed drafts)
    • published versions (publisher-created files)
  4. For more information, please see webpage: http://iamslic.dreamhosters.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/AC_basics1.pdf
Standardised Submission Policy concerning depositors, quality & copyright

    Grade: Submission policies defined
  1. Items may only be deposited by accredited members of the subject community
  2. Authors may only submit their own work for archiving.
  3. Eligible depositors must deposit bibliographic metadata for all their publications.
  4. Eligible depositors must deposit full texts of all their publications.
  5. The administrator only vets items for relevance to the scope of the repository, and the exclusion of spam
  6. The validity and authenticity of the content of submissions is the sole responsibility of the depositor.
  7. Items may not be deposited until any publishers' or funders' embargo period has expired.
  8. If the repository receives proof of copyright violation, the relevant item will be removed immediately.
  9. For more information see webpage: http://iamslic.dreamhosters.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/AC_basics1.pdf
Standardised Preservation Policy

    Grade: Preservation policies defined
  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
    • 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. Changes to deposited items are not permitted.
  10. If necessary, an updated version may be deposited.
  11. In the event of the repository being closed down, the database will be transferred to another appropriate archive.
  12. For more information see webpage: http://iamslic.dreamhosters.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/AC_basics1.pdf

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