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. Access to some or all full items is controlled.
  2. Copies of full items generally can be: provided:
  3. Full items must not be harvested by robots except transiently for full-text indexing or citation analysis
  4. Full items must not be sold commercially in any format or medium without formal permission of the copyright holders.

Content Policy

for types of document & data set held
  1. This is an institutional or departmental repository.
  2. Subject Specialities:
  3. Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radioelectronics Repository holds all types of materials.
  4. Deposited items may include published versions (publisher-created files)
  5. Items are individually tagged with:
  6. Principal Languages: English; Russian

Submission Policy

concerning depositors, quality & copyright
  1. Items may only be deposited by accredited members, academic staff, and employees 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 eligibility of authors/depositors, relevance to the scope of Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radioelectronics Repository, valid layout & format, and the exclusion of spam
  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 Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radioelectronics Repository receives proof of copyright violation, the relevant item will be removed immediately.

Preservation Policy

  1. Items will be retained indefinitely.
  2. Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radioelectronics Repository will try to ensure continued readability and accessibility.
  3. Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radioelectronics Repository regularly backs up its files according to current best practice.
  4. The original bit stream is retained for all items, in addition to any upgraded formats.
  5. Items may be removed at the request of the author/copyright holder.
  6. Acceptable reasons for withdrawal include:
  7. Withdrawn items are deleted entirely from the database.
  8. Withdrawn items' identifiers/URLs are retained indefinitely.
  9. The metadata of withdrawn items will not be searchable.
  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 Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radioelectronics Repository being closed down, the database will be transferred to another appropriate archive.