Policies

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.

Data Policy

for full-text and other full data items
  1. All full items are individually tagged with differing rights permissions and conditions.
  2. There is no charge to access the items.

Content Policy

for types of document & data set held
  1. This is an institutional or departmental repository.
  2. Digital Repository of the Formal Linguistics Department at the University of Warsaw holds all types of materials.
  3. Items are individually tagged with:
    • their peer-review status.
    • their publication status.
  4. Principal Languages: Polish; English; Russian.

Submission Policy

concerning depositors, quality & copyright
  1. Items may only be deposited by academic staff, registered students, and employees of the department.
  2. Authors may only submit their own work for archiving.
  3. The administrator only vets items for valid layout & format.
  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 Digital Repository of the Formal Linguistics Department at the University of Warsaw receives proof of copyright violation, the relevant item will be removed immediately.

Preservation Policy

  1. Items will be retained indefinitely, with the exception of teaching resources which might be volatile.
  2. Digital Repository of the Formal Linguistics Department at the University of Warsaw will try to ensure continued readability and accessibility.
  3. Digital Repository of the Formal Linguistics Department at the University of Warsaw regularly backs up its files according to current best practice.
  4. Items may not normally be removed from Digital Repository of the Formal Linguistics Department at the University of Warsaw.
  5. Acceptable reasons for withdrawal include legal considerations.
  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 Withdrawn items are not deleted per se, but are removed from public view.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, with the exception of minor correction of typographical, layout or other mistakes.
  10. Errata and corrigenda lists may be included with the original record if required.
  11. If necessary, an updated version may be deposited.
  12. In the event of Digital Repository of the Formal Linguistics Department at the University of Warsaw being closed down, the database will be transferred to another appropriate archive.