For information describing items in the repository:
- Anyone may access the metadata free of charge.
- 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.
- The metadata must not be re-used in any medium for commercial purposes without formal permission.
For full-text and other full data items:
- Anyone may access full items free of charge.
- 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.
- Full items must not be sold commercially in any format or medium without formal permission of the copyright holders.
- Mention of All Ireland Public Health Repository is appreciated but not mandatory.
For types of documents and data sets held:
- This is a multi-institution subject-based repository.
- Subject Specialities: Health and Medicine
- All Ireland Public Health Repository holds all types of materials.
- Deposited items may include:
- submitted versions (as sent to journals for peer-review)
- published versions (publisher-created files)
- Items are individually tagged with:
- their peer-review status.
- their publication status.
Concerning depositors, quality and copyright:
- Eligible depositors must deposit full texts of all their publications.
- The administrator only vets items for the eligibility of authors/depositors, relevance to the scope of All Ireland Public Health Repository, valid layout & format, and the exclusion of spam
- The validity and authenticity of the content of submissions is the sole responsibility of the depositor.
- Items can be deposited at any time, but will not be made publicy visible until any emabargo period has expired.
- Any copyright violations are entirely the responsibility of the authors/depositors.
- If All Ireland Public Health Repository receives proof of copyright violation, the relevant item will be withdrawn immediately.
- Items will be retained indefinitely.
- The All Ireland Public Health Repository will try to ensure continued readability and accessibility.
- The All Ireland Public Health Repository regularly backs up its files according to current best practice.
- Items may not normally be withdrawn from All Ireland Public Health Repository.
- Acceptable reasons for withdrawal include:
- Proven copyright violation or plagiarism
- Legal requirements and proven violations
- National security
- Falsified research
- Withdrawn items are not deleted per se, but are removed from public view.
- Withdrawn items' identifiers/URLs are retained indefinitely.
- Broken links will be removed and a note explaining the reasons for withdrawal included with a link to a replacement version, where available
- Changes to deposited items are not permitted. If necessary, an updated version may be deposited.
- The earlier version may be withdrawn from public view.
- The item's persistent URL will always link to the latest version.
- In the event of All Ireland Public Health Repository being closed down, the database will be transferred to another appropriate archive.