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JKUAT Digital Repository
URL:http://ir.jkuat.ac.ke/
Organisation:Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT)
Address:P.O. Box 62,000, 00200, Nairobi
Country:Kenya
Location:Latitude: -1.276100 & Longitude: 36.808100, Google Map
Tel.:+254-0204447769
Description:This is a new institutional repository for the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT). IT currently contains a small number of openly accessible documents. The interface is in English and there are RSS feeds for user updates.
Type:Institutional - Operational
Size:2413 items (2017-12-14)
Software:DSpace, Version: 1.8.2
Subjects:Multidisciplinary; Agriculture, Food and Veterinary; Biology and Biochemistry; Chemistry and Chemical Technology; Ecology and Environment; Mathematics and Statistics; Physics and Astronomy; Architecture; Civil Engineering; Computers and IT; Geography and Regional Studies; Business and Economics; Law and Politics; Library and Information Science
Content:Articles; Theses
Languages:English
Contacts:1. Dr. George M. Gatero (ggatero@jkuat.ac.ke), Administrator
2. library@jkuat.ac.ke
OpenDOAR ID:2730, Last reviewed: 2014-05-14, Suggest an update for this record - Missing data is needed for: OAI-PMH
Link to this record: http://opendoar.org/id/2730/
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.
Standardised Data Policy for full-text and other full data items

    Grade: Re-use of full data items permitted for not-for-profit purposes
  1. Anyone may access full items free of charge.
  2. Single copies of full items can be:
    • reproduced 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
  3. Full items must not be sold commercially in any format or medium without formal permission of the copyright holders.
  4. This repository is not the publisher; it is merely the online archive.
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:
    • Journal articles
    • Conference and workshop papers
    • Theses and dissertations
    • Unpublished reports and working papers
    • Books, chapters and sections
    • Learning Objects
    • Other special item types
    • Special materials: Newsletters of significant research groups
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. 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. Items can be deposited at any time, but will not be made publicly visible until any publishers' or funders' embargo period has expired.
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. No file preservation policy defined.
  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
    • The item is in a format which cannot be stored or displayed satisfactorily.
  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. If necessary, an updated version may be deposited.
    • The item's persistent URL will always link to the latest version.
  10. In the event of the repository being closed down, the database will be transferred to another appropriate archive.

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