About e-publications@bond

Introduction

e-publications@bond is an open access repository containing a wide variety of research and scholarly publications from Bond University academics and students. The repository contains outputs in a multitude of formats including various research data, image galleries, posters, audio files and articles published in peer-reviewed journals from academics based at Bond and other Australian and international institutions. The repository is a representation of the growth of research at Bond with the inclusion of the theses collection and is also an important platform for historical and archival material about the University.

Research Benefits of the Institutional Repository:

Open Access (OA) works are increasing via 'green model' institutional repositories such as e-publications@bond and 'gold model' commercial digital journals, and so too is their impact on academic measures of quality. There is evidence that OA increases the citation rates of good quality research and repositories assist is the discoverability and access to academic publications.

Depositing a copy of a paper in e-publications@bond not only ensures that the work can be accessed free of charge by everyone on the internet, but that it also is curated and preserved for future scholars.

Safe storage

Depositing copies of research papers in e-publications@bond means peace of mind, and alleviates the stress of hard drive crashes, or USB failure. e-publications@bond data is backed up on a regular basis.

Facilitation of research sharing

Requests for copies of papers are easily satisfied by directing the requester to e-publications@bond where they may obtain a copy free of charge.

Showcase for Bond University output

Bond University research outputs are disseminated across many different journals, publications and web sites around the world. e-publications@bond provides a complementary and valuable showcase for research publications, especially through the Personal Researcher Pages. e-publications@bond provides the full citation for the formally published version, often including links to journal and publisher websites.

Author Copyright and Permissions

Unless otherwise noted, documents posted on e-publications@bond are the property of their respective authors, and/or the stated copyright holder. Where a Creative Commons licence is displayed, reproduction of the material must follow the terms of the licence.

All permission requests to reuse material that is not available under a Creative Commons licence should be directed to the individual authors or the stated copyright holder. Except in the case of some images in the Bond Gallery, Bond University Library Services claims no rights over the content of e-publications@bond. For more information about copyright, please refer to e-publications@bond Copyright Guidelines for Authors.

Removing or Updating a Work

Under special circumstances, authors may request that a paper, or a specific version of a paper be removed. Authors may also provide an updated version for posting. Updates need not replace originally-posted papers. Posting updated versions alongside original versions is one way that e-publications@bond can allow authors to show the progress of their research.

Persistent Access and Migration

Bond University Library Services will provide persistent access to e-publications@bond content but cannot guarantee the persistent functionality of technological tools through which content is currently posted, maintained, and accessed. Library Services expects to preserve the content of the e-publications@bond by migrating it to new technological platforms when and if the obsolescence of current technologies make it necessary to do so.

Peer-Reviewed Series and Journals

e-publications@bond supports and hosts peer-reviewed series, events such as conferences and symposiums, and journals with full online editorial functionality. Bond University academics interested in starting a peer-reviewed series or journal are welcome to contact the .

Updated 7 December 2016