It may not be possible to guarantee the readability of some unusual file formats. You may not further copy, reproduce, distribute, display, perform or publish any part of the content held within the repository, including the metadata, in any format or medium for any other purpose except where you have obtained written permission from the rights owner s or as is expressly permitted by licence. Its policies and practices are designed to create a healthy digital culture and to render the University a trusted source and user of digital information and data. The Research Repository – CLoK offers restricted access and embargo functionality and links to JISC services that aggregate publisher and funder information Open Access policies to assist with policy discovery. Whole items must not be harvested by robots except transiently for full-text indexing or citation analysis. Items will be retained indefinitely. You may not use, in full or in part, any of the content held within the repository, including the metadata, for any direct commercial purpose.
URLs will continue to point to ‘tombstone’ citations, to avoid broken links and to retain item histories. Where possible, software emulations will be provided to access un-migrated formats. Eligible depositors must deposit bibliographic metadata for all their publications. Items can be deposited at any time, but will not be made publicly visible until any publishers’ or funders’ embargo period has expired. We seek to adopt and support national standards around file creation and storage and metadata and to maintain a robust governance framework in the interests of all users and stakeholders.
You may not alter the content in any way except as expressly permitted by licence.
Acceptable reasons for withdrawal include: Whole items must not be harvested by robots except transiently for full-text indexing or citation analysis. The university is obliged to ensure that reasonable care is taken to prevent general infringement of third party copyright and has in place policies, procedures and advice to ensure that this does not happen.
Items may only be deposited by accredited members of the organisation, or their delegated agents. Neither the University of Central Lancashire, nor the Research Repository – CLoK endorse or shall be held liable for the contents of any third party websites and does not make any representations or warranties as to the security of any information requested of you by such websites. The deposit process requires that researchers and research students declare that they have the authority to deposit work and that they have exercised due diligence in ensuring their work is original and that they are not infringing any intellectual property laws or other legislation.
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. They should also consider whether they intend publishing journal articles of books which will substantially reproduce the work presented in their thesis.
UCLAN Research Repository Policy – CLOK – Central Lancashire Online Knowledge
The Creative Commons licences offer standardized and clear protection for users of works on the repository as well as depositors. URLs will continue to uclna to ‘tombstone’ citations, to avoid broken links and to retain item histories.
Copyright in any work made available on the UCLan Research repository remains the property of the owner. Responsibility for the content of works uploaded to the repository lies with the authors and creators of the works. We seek to adopt and support national standards around file creation and storage and metadata and to maintain a robust governance framework in the interests of all users and stakeholders.
In uploading work to the research repository – CLoK, or asking an administrator to do so on their behalf, authors grant UCLan the non-exclusive right to to store, manage and make available on the internet the work in any digital format that is necessary to maintain the integrity of the work and its accessibility in perpetuity.
Deposit includes the registering of bibliographic details of the work and deposit of the full text, usually in the form of the Author Accepted Manuscript or the version of record.
Where there are specific reasons why a thesis cannot be made publicly on and Open Access basis these can be stated and access to the work will be restricted either indefinitely or for a set period. This licence does not impact upon, or overwrite any existing Copyright or other legislative requirements and a similar licence is extended over the repository database itself and its collections.
Access to some or all full items is controlled. In accordance with academic regulations digital copies thdsis theses associated with the award of post-graduate degrees at UCLan are also deposited on the Research Repository – CLoK.
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Substantial amounts of material where the Copyright is owned by a third party — possibly a corporate partner or sponsor of the research Information which could, if made publicly available, compromise a patent application Materials that are the subject of confidentiality agreements or that may compromise personal or commercial confidentiality They should also consider whether they intend publishing journal articles of books which will substantially reproduce the work presented in their thesis.
However, as unpublished works, Copyright in theses and dissertations remain with the authors. Any doubts or concerns felt by authors should be raised with the Repository Manager who will be able to recommend a course, or courses, of action to ensure that deposits do not infringe the law. Authors should consider whether their thesis contains: The Research Repository – CLoK offers restricted access and embargo functionality and links to JISC services that aggregate publisher and funder information Open Access policies to assist with policy discovery.
This is done with the understanding that it is the authors responsibility to ensure they hclan the right to deposit the work and to grant this license. If necessary, an updated version may be deposited. The original bit stream is retained for all items, in addition to any upgraded formats.
Copyright and other intellectual property rights subsist in the repository site, content, and metadata. To the extent permitted by law, neither the University of Central Lancashire, nor the Research Repository – CLoK is not liable for any loss or damages arising out of the use of its site or content therein.
Errata and corrigenda lists may be included with the original record if required. You may reproduce, display, perform, or distribute single copies of the content held within the repository in any format or medium for personal research, study, educational, non-commercial or not-for-profit purposes only.
They must assume responsibility for any breach discovered and agree that the university does not hold any obligation to take legal action on behalf of any rights holder or the author.
Authors retain their copyright unless this has been explicitly transferred to a publisher or other third party via a Copyright Transfer Agreement CTA.
Copies of full items generally can be: The University of Central Lancashire has an Open Access Policy internal only which follows the principle that the results of research that has been publicly funded should be freely accessible in the public domain.
Therefore, we require that a licence to store, distribute and manage the work is also signed by the submitting student.