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ECD Open Access Mandate

The Vasyl' Stus Donetsk National University of Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine (DonNU) has an open-access mandate since 2008. The mandate was last updated in 2012.

Research Output Collection & Open Access Policy.

The DonNU requires that from 1st January 2012:

1. All academic and research staff approve or enter bibliographic information for their research outputs in DonNU Research Insight Publications Database (DonNU RIPD).
2. All academic and research staff deposit the full text of the final refereed, revised, accepted version (author’s version) of their peer-reviewed journal articles and conference proceedings in RIPD immediately upon publication by our collections
3. Author’s versions deposited in RIPD will then be made available on the Donetsk National University open access website, where publishers’ copyright terms allow

In addition, academic and research staff are encouraged to deposit:

(a) peer-reviewed papers published before 1st January 2012,
(b) book chapters or extracts from edited or authored books (author’s version),
(c) non-refereed material that demonstrate relevance to the academic objectives, such as invited talks, conference presentations, posters and research reports. Where this material is made open access, it should be clearly labelled as non-peer-reviewed in DonNU RIPD Open Access.
(d) papers produced when researchers were employed elsewhere.

Content Policy for types of document & data set held
- This is an institutional repository.
- The repository holds all types of materials.
- Items are individually tagged with:
their peer-review status.
their publication status.
- Principal Languages: Ukrainian, Russian, English.

Submission Policy concerning depositors, quality & copyright
1. Items may only be deposited by accredited members of the organisation, or their delegated agents.
2. Authors may only submit their own work for archiving.
3. The administrator only vets items for the exclusion of spam
4. The validity and authenticity of the content of submissions is the sole responsibility of the depositor.
5. Items may not be deposited 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.

Metadata Policy for information describing items in the repository
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.

Access and Reuse Policy for full-text and other full data items
1. Anyone may access full items free of charge.
2. Single copies of full items can be:
reproduced, and displayed or performed in any format or medium for personal research or study, educational, or not-for-profit purposes without prior permission or charge.
The author and copyright author must be acknowledged with a full citation.
3. Full items must not be sold commercially in any format or medium without formal permission of the copyright holders.

Take-down Policy
1. If you have a legitimate complaint about material in Surrey Research Insight please send the following information to the DonNU RIPD Open Access Site Administrator at s.levitskiy@econom.zp.ua: your contact details, the title and ID code of the resource and the nature of your complaint. The following are legitimate complaints:
a. it infringes your intellectual property rights
b. it infringes your moral rights
c. it is offensive or unacceptable in some other way.
2. On receipt of a complaint:
a. The Site Administrator will review the complaint. If considered reasonable the item will immediately be removed from public view.
b. The complainant and the contributor of the material will be notified of the action taken.
c. If the item was removed from public view the complaint will be reviewed by the DonNU RIPD Team and if necessary legal advice will be sought.
d. The outcome of the review will be notified to the complainant and the contributor of the material.
e. The resource will be restored to public view or permanently withdrawn from DonNU RIPD.
3. Any personal information provided in your complaint shall be processed in accordance with legal requirements and the University’s policies regarding the lawful processing of personal information.

Preservation Policy
1. Items will be retained indefinitely.
2. The repository will try to ensure continued readability and accessibility.
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:
a. Proven copyright violation or plagiarism
b. Legal requirements and proven violations
c. National Security
d. Falsified research
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. 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.


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