Scenarios

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Campaign: Scenarios

Scenario 1: Open Access

Much work on digital repositories has focused on issues surrounding Open Access to research outputs (generally pre- or post-prints). If access to an object is truly open, then it may seem that access management is not an issue. However, we may distinguish 2 cases:  The SP has no interest in who is accessing a resource.  Access to resources is open, but the SP is still interested in capturing information about usage. ...more »

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Scenario 2A: Restrictions imposed by publishers

A resource may be published and widely available yet still subject to access restrictions within a digital repository (SHERPA/RoMEO maintains an extensive database of the copyright and self-archiving policies of publishers). For example, a publisher may place restrictions on accessing a post-print in an institutional repository to subscribers to the journal in which it was included . This is analogous to a library allowing ...more »

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