Depositor/Author Responsibilities

The responsibilities of the ASU IR depositor are to:
  • Understand and observe ASU IR policies.
  • Clear copyright for items deposited when copyright owner is not the depositor.
  • Provide an accurate and full description of the deposited content, and verify its correctness once deposited.
  • Agree to the Deposit License.
  • If possible, make explicit the terms under which others can use the deposited content. One easy way to license your content to others is through the use of a Creative license.
  • Arrange for the deposit of the work into ASU IRs.
  • Check and control documents Deposited by them selves into ASU IRs.

Responsibilities and Rights of Assosa University IRS

The University agrees to:
  • Ensure items in ASU IRs are preserved according to the ASU IRs Preservation Support Policy.
  • Provide persistent and reliable access to items in ASU IR.
  • Distribute content according to ASU IR policies.
  • Review help requests within one business day of receipt, and respond within five business days. In cases where action by an ASU IR administrator is needed shortly after a new submission (cross-listing to another collection, users are advised to contact ASU IR administrators well in advance to schedule the deposit and subsequent actions.
ASU IRS has the right to:
  • Review, amend, and redistribute metadata for any item in ASU IR.
  • Refuse or withdraw any item that does not comply with the ASU IR Content Collection Policy, and withdraw items in accordance with ASU IR Withdrawal Policy.
  • Perform any necessary format changes to items to ensure the preservation of content, based on the ASU IR Preservation Support Policy.
  • Institute quotas (size of files, number of items) or pre-deposit selection or appraisal requirements if financial constraints require that limits be placed on ASU IR's operations.
  • Ensure any collection's organizational structure, content policies, and workflows are consistent with ASU IR policies.
  • Reassign control of a collection which has been abandoned, in order to ensure continued access to its items, and assume responsibility for managing collections without a designated coordinator.
  • Renegotiate terms of the original agreement with collections if necessary.

Updates to ASU IR Policies

We review and revise these policies as needed.

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