Metadata Policy for information describing items in the repository
Anyone may access the metadata free of charge.
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.
Data Policy for full-text and other full data items
Anyone may access full items free of charge.
Copies of full items generally can be:
Content Policy for types of document & data set held
This is an institutional or departmental repository. UKIM Repository is restricted to:
Items are individually tagged with:
Principal Languages: English; Macedonian
concerning depositors, quality & copyright Items may only be deposited by accredited members of the organisation, or their delegated agents. Authors may only submit their own work for archiving. The administrator only vets items for the eligibility of authors/depositors, relevance to the scope of UKIM Repository, valid layout & format, 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. Any copyright violations are entirely the responsibility of the authors/depositors. If UKIM Repository receives proof of copyright violation, the relevant item will be removed immediately.
Items will be retained indefinitely. UKIM Repository will try to ensure continued readability and accessibility. Items will be migrated to new file formats where necessary. Where possible, software emulations will be provided to access un-migrated formats. UKIM Repository regularly backs up its files according to current best practice. The original bit stream is retained for all items, in addition to any upgraded formats. Items may not normally be removed from UKIM Repository. Acceptable reasons for withdrawal include:
URLs will continue to point to 'tombstone' citations, to avoid broken links and to retain item histories. Changes to deposited items are not permitted. Errata and corrigenda lists may be included with the original record if required. If necessary, an updated version may be deposited. In the event of UKIM Repository being closed down, the database will be transferred to another appropriate archive.