Repository: CrossAsia-Repository

Full Name: CrossAsia-Repository
Short Name (or Acronym): Xasia
Description: CrossAsia-Repository, the full-text server of the Virtual Library CrossAsia is the platform for publishing and archiving research literature in Asian Studies. Academics from all over the world are offered the possibility to publish their research on all fields of Asian Studies free of charge and without access limitation.
Accepted Content Types: Master's theses, theses, dissertations and theses for qualification as university teacher, Grey literatureArticles, books, festschrifts, book chapters, complete journal issues, preprints, postprints
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Contact: Emails available on this page
Disciplinary Scope: Asian Studies
Keywords: Asian Studies, Repository
Launch Date: 2006
Platform: Eprints
Platform Languages: English and German
Record Count: Full text : 4 341
Repository Type: Disciplinary
Service Pricing: None
Status: Open
Terms of Use: Yes
Last Update: 5/26/21
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: No
Metadata Languages: English and German
Metadata Properties: Title, Author(s), Document type, Version, Date Deposited, Faculties / Institute, Subject, Countries/Regions
Method for Reuse of Metadata: Openly available via API
Open Source: Yes
Permission for Re-use of Metadata:
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
Peer Review Local function Yes, via Peer Community In
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Text Mining Local function Yes
Academic Applicant Only?: No
Accepted Content Formats: PDF, PostScript or HTML
Accepted Content Languages: Preferably in German and 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: CC BY, CC BY-NC, CC BY-NC-ND
Mechanisms to Report Concerns About Content:
Mechanisms to Report Concerns About Plagiarism: No
Peer Review Status Indication: No
Persistent Identifier: DOI or URN
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Text Embargo: No, only if the publisher imposes an embargo period
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Versioning Policy: Accepts new version.
Who can Deposit?: To publish your documents on CrossAsia-Repository, please contact the CrossAsia-Repository team
Withdrawal Authorisation:
Withdrawal Policy: 0