Repository: ART-Dok

Full Name: ART-Dok
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Description: ART-Dok is the full-text server of the Specialised Information Service for Art, Photography and Design, and is made available by Heidelberg University Library. It offers members of the academic community worldwide the opportunity to publish their texts in electronic format on the internet at no charge.
Accepted Content Types: Master's theses, theses, dissertations and theses, Grey literature (e.g. manuals, reports, research reports, teaching material), Articles, books, festschrifts, book chapters, complete journal issues, preprints, postprints)
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Contact: Emails available on this page
Disciplinary Scope: Fine and Performing Arts, History and Archaeology
Keywords: History, art
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Platform: Eprints
Platform Languages: English and German
Record Count: Full text : 7 239
Repository Type: Disciplinary
Service Pricing: None
Status: Open
Terms of Use: Yes
Last Update: 5/25/21
Accessibility of Conflict of Interest Procedures:
Business Model: Non Profit
Funding: Internal funding
Objectives: Firmly rooted in its history, the University is committed to expanding and disseminating our knowledge about all aspects of humanity and nature through research and education. The University upholds the principle of freedom of research and education, acknowledging its responsibility to humanity, society, and nature.
Countries: <a href="">Germany</a>
Owner Full Name: Heidelberg University Library
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Ownership Type: Academic institution
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Access to Content: Anyone may access full items free of charge
Access to Metadata: Anyone may access the metadata free of charge
Account Creation: Only needed for submission
Functional Description: No
Interoperability: Yes via API
Metadata Formats: Yes : Formats are available on this page
Metadata Languages: English and German
Metadata Properties: Title, Identifier, Author(s), Document type, Date, Version, Faculties / Institutes, Subject, Countries/Region
Method for Reuse of Metadata: Openly available via API
Open Source: Yes
Permission for Re-use of Metadata: None
Persistence of Content: Yes : Efforts will be undertaken to store documents permanently, currently a limited warranty of 5 years is guaranteed
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Function Service Details
Indexing/Search Local function Yes : Google Scholar; OAIster (search engine for digital resources), BASE,
Indexing/Search Google Scholar
Indexing/Search OAIster
Indexing/Search Bielefeld Academic Search Engine
Metrics Local function Downloads are visible to everyone
Academic Applicant Only?: No
Accepted Content Formats: PDF, PostScript or HTML
Accepted Content Languages: English
Accepted Content Level: Research or scholary content
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Associated Editor: No
Associated Journal: No
Author PID: No
Availability of Associated Content:
Journal Submission: Unrestricted
Licensing: Authors are provided with a choice of licenses but CC BY 4.0 is preferred
Mechanisms to Report Concerns About Content:
Mechanisms to Report Concerns About Plagiarism: No
Peer Review Status Indication: No
Persistent Identifier: DOI OR URN
Remaining Indrawn Item: Full text isn't available anymore.
Text Embargo: No, only if the publisher imposes an embargo period
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Versioning Policy: Accepts new version. The last version only is available for readers
Who can Deposit?: Anyone can post on the platform. Only an account is required ( The creation of the account is free).
Withdrawal Authorisation: Platform
Withdrawal Policy: Yes. Only at the explicit request of the author will the staff of ART-Dok delete a document