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University of Pretoria Electronic Theses and Dissertations (UPeTD)
URL:http://upetd.up.ac.za/UPeTD.htm
Organisation:University of Pretoria (UP)
Address:Pretoria 0002
Country:South Africa
Location:Latitude: -25.754500 & Longitude: 28.233800, Google Map
Tel.:012 420 3876
Description:This site is a university repository providing access to the publication output of the institutional theses and dissertations. Part of the Networked Digital Library of Theses & Dissertations.
Type:Institutional - Operational
Size:8774 items (2015-01-20)
Established:2000
OAI-PMH:http://upetd.up.ac.za/ETD-db/NDLTD-OAI2/oai.pl
Software:ETD-db
Subjects:Multidisciplinary
Content:Theses
Languages:Afrikaans; English; Sesotho
Contacts:Elsabe Olivier (upetd@up.ac.za), Administrator
OpenDOAR ID:344, Last reviewed: 2011-08-24, Suggest an update for this record - Missing data is needed for: Policies
Link to this record: http://opendoar.org/id/344/
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
    • the repository is mentioned
  3. The metadata must not be re-used in any medium for commercial purposes without formal permission.
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, displayed or performed, and given to third parties 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
    • 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.
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 is restricted to:Theses and dissertations
  3. Principal Languages: English; Afrikaans
Standardised Submission Policy concerning depositors, quality & copyright

    Grade: Submission policies defined
  1. Items may only be deposited by accredited members 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, relevance to the scope of the repository, valid layout & format, and the exclusion of spam
  4. The validity and authenticity of the content of submissions is the sole responsibility of the depositor.
  5. Items can be deposited at any time, but will not be made publicly visible until any publishers' or funders' embargo period has expired.
  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.
    • Where possible, software emulations will be provided to access un-migrated formats.
  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. No deletion method for withdrawn items defined.
  7. Changes to deposited items are not permitted.
  8. Errata and corrigenda lists may be included with the original record if required.
  9. If necessary, an updated version may be deposited.
  10. In the event of the repository being closed down, the database will be transferred to another appropriate archive.

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