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Lebanese American University Repository (LAUR)
URL:https://laur.lau.edu.lb:8443/xmlui/
Organisation:Lebanese American University
Address:P.O. Box 13-5053 Chouran Beirut
Country:Lebanon
Location:Latitude: 33.888600 & Longitude: 35.495500, Google Map
Description:This site provides access to the research output of the institution. The interface is available in English. It also serves as an archive of historical and other materials that support the university’s academic mission.
Type:Institutional - Operational
Size:3497 items (2017-03-23)
OAI-PMH:https://laur.lau.edu.lb:8443/oai
Software:DSpace, Version: 5.4
Subjects:Multidisciplinary
Content:Articles; Theses
Languages:English; Arabic
Contacts:Joseph Sayyah (joseph.sayah@lau.edu.lb), Administrator
OpenDOAR ID:3867, Last reviewed: 2017-03-20, Suggest an update for this record
Link to this record: http://opendoar.org/id/3867/
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://libraries.lau.edu.lb/research/laur/faculty-pub/
Standardised Data Policy for full-text and other full data items

    Grade: Rights vary for the re-use of full data items
  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 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 sold commercially in any format or medium without formal permission of the copyright holders.
  4. Some full items are individually tagged with different rights permissions and conditions.
  5. For more information see webpage: http://libraries.lau.edu.lb/research/laur/faculty-pub/.
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 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)
  4. For more information, please see webpage: http://libraries.lau.edu.lb/research/laur/faculty-pub/
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. Eligible depositors must deposit bibliographic metadata for all their publications.
  4. The administrator only vets items for the eligibility of authors/depositors, and relevance to the scope of the repository
  5. The validity and authenticity of the content of submissions is the sole responsibility of the depositor.
  6. Items can be deposited at any time, but will not be made publicly visible until any publishers' or funders' embargo period has expired.
  7. Any copyright violations are entirely the responsibility of the authors/depositors.
  8. If the repository receives proof of copyright violation, the relevant item will be removed immediately.
  9. For more information see webpage: http://libraries.lau.edu.lb/research/laur/faculty-pub/
Standardised Preservation Policy

    Grade: Preservation policies defined
  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.
    • It may not be possible to guarantee the readability of some unusual file formats.
  3. The repository regularly backs up its files according to current best practice.
  4. Items may be removed at the request of the author/copyright holder, but this is strongly discouraged.
  5. Acceptable reasons for withdrawal include:
    • Journal publishers' rules
    • Proven copyright violation or plagiarism
    • Legal requirements and proven violations
    • National Security
    • Falsified research
    • Ethical or moral concerns
  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, with:
    • a link to a replacement version, where available
    • a note explaining the reasons for withdrawal
  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://libraries.lau.edu.lb/research/laur/faculty-pub/

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