Repository Policies

Metadata Policy

for information describing items in the repository
  1. Access to some or all of the metadata is controlled.
  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:
    • displayed or performed
    • for personal research or study, educational, or not-for-profit purposes without prior permission or charge.
    • the authors, title and full bibliographic details are given
    • a hyperlink and/or URL are given for the original metadata page
  3. Full items must not be sold commercially in any format or medium without formal permission of the copyright holders.
  4. Some full items are individually tagged with different rights permissions and conditions.
  5. This repository is not the publisher; it is merely the online archive.

Content Policy

for types of document & data set held
  1. This is an institutional or departmental repository.
  2. Subject Specialities:
    • Multidisciplinary
    • Social Sciences General
    • Business and Economics
    • Education
    • Law and Politics
  3. Magyar Tudomány Akadémia Társadalomkutató Központ Kutatási Dokumentációs Központ holds all types of materials.
  4. Deposited items may include:
    • working drafts
    • submitted versions (as sent to journals for peer-review)
    • accepted versions (author's final peer-reviewed drafts)
    • published versions (publisher-created files)
  5. Items are individually tagged with:
    • their version type and date.
    • their peer-review status.
    • their publication status.
  6. Principal Languages: Hungarian

Submission Policy

concerning depositors, quality & copyright
  1. Items may only be deposited by accredited members, and employees of the institution, or their delegated agents.
  2. Authors may only submit their own work for archiving.
  3. Eligible depositors must deposit bibliographic metadata for all their publications.
  4. The administrator only vets items for the eligibility of authors/depositors, and valid layout & format
  5. The validity and authenticity of the content of submissions is the sole responsibility of the depositor.
  6. Items can be deposited at any time, but will not be made publicly visible until any publishers' or funders' embargo period has expired.
  7. Any copyright violations are entirely the responsibility of the authors/depositors.
  8. If Magyar Tudomány Akadémia Társadalomkutató Központ Kutatási Dokumentációs Központ receives proof of copyright violation, the relevant item will be removed immediately.

Preservation Policy

  1. No retention period defined.
  2. Magyar Tudomány Akadémia Társadalomkutató Központ Kutatási Dokumentációs Központ will try to ensure continued readability and accessibility.
    • Where possible, software emulations will be provided to access un-migrated formats.
    • It may not be possible to guarantee the readability of some unusual file formats.
  3. Magyar Tudomány Akadémia Társadalomkutató Központ Kutatási Dokumentációs Központ regularly backs up its files according to current best practice.
  4. Items may be removed at the request of the author/copyright holder.
  5. Acceptable reasons for withdrawal include:
    • Journal publishers' rules
    • Proven copyright violation or plagiarism
    • Legal requirements and proven violations
    • National Security
    • Falsified research
  6. Withdrawn items are deleted entirely from the database.
  7. Withdrawn items' identifiers/URLs are not retained.
  8. The metadata of withdrawn items will not be searchable.
  9. Errata and corrigenda lists may be included with the original record if required.
  10. If necessary, an updated version may be deposited.
    • The earlier version may be withdrawn from public view.
    • There will be links between earlier and later versions, with the most recent version clearly identified.
  11. No closure policy defined.