Please note, these policies are for information only, and do not constitute a legal document or legal advice
for information describing items in the repository
for full-text and other full data items
- Anyone may access the metadata free for charge.
- 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 is given.
for types of document & data set held
- Anyone may access full items free of charge.
- Copies of full-text items are usually made available under a Creative Commons licence. The licence that applies is shown on the cover sheet of each full-text item. (If no cover sheet is shown, generally a CC-BY-NC licence applies.)
the author/s, title and full bibliographic details are given a hyperlink and/or URL for the original metadata page and the content is not changed in any way
- Some full items are individually tagged with different rights, permissions and conditions.
- This repository is not the publisher; it is merely the online archive.
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concerning depositors, quality & copyright
Preservations and Removal Policy
- Items may only be deposited by accredited members of the organisation, or their delegated agents (including Library staff).
- Authors may only submit their own single or multiple-authored work for archiving.
- The administrator only vets items for the eligibility of authors/depositors, compliance with publishers' deposit policies, and the exclusion of spam.
- The validity and authenticity of the content of submissions is the sole responsibility of the depositor.
- Items can be deposited at any time, but will not be made publicly visible until any publishers' or funders' embargo period has expired.
- If Newcastle University ePrints receives proof of copyright or other violations, the then relevant item will be removed immediately.
- Items will be retained indefinitely.
- Newcastle University ePrints will try to ensure continued readability and accessibility, which may mean that items will be migrated to new file formats where necessary.
- Newcastle University ePrints regularly backs up its files according to current best practice.
- Items may not normally be removed from Newcastle University ePrints.
- Acceptable reasons for withdrawal include:
- Journal publishers' rules
- Proven copyright violation or plagiarism
- Legal requirements and proven violations
- Errata and corrigenda may be included with the original record if required.
- If necessary, an updated version may be deposited.