Repository: Rutgers Optimality Archive

Full Name: Rutgers Optimality Archive
Short Name (or Acronym): ROA
Description: A distribution point for research in Optimality Theory and its conceptual affiliates
Accepted Content Types: Papers, monographs, dissertations, and may extend to handouts and slides if these are detailed enough to allow full reconstruction of claims and arguments, Preprints
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Contact: [email protected]
Disciplinary Scope: Optimality Theoryand related theories of grammar.
Keywords: Optimality Theory, Language and Literature
Launch Date: 1993
Platform Languages: English
Record Count: Full text : 1 386
Repository Type: Disciplinary
Service Pricing: None
Status: Open
Terms of Use: Yes
Last Update: 5/31/21
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Business Model: Non Profit
Funding: Internal funding
Countries: <a href="">United States</a>
Owner Full Name: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
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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:
Account Creation: Only needed for submission
Functional Description: No
Metadata Formats: No
Metadata Languages: English
Metadata Properties: ROA, Title, Author(s), Abstract, Length, Type, Keywords, Comment(s)
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Open Source: No
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Academic Applicant Only?: Yes
Accepted Content Formats: PDF
Accepted Content Languages: English
Accepted Content Level: Research only
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Associated Editor: No
Associated Journal: No
Author PID: No
Availability of Associated Content:
Journal Submission: Unrestricted
Licensing: In posting to the Rutgers Optimality Archive (ROA), the author or authors affirm that ROA has the right to physically possess an electronic copy of their manuscript and the right to make it available for download over the internet, without charge or other limitations on access.
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Mechanisms to Report Concerns About Plagiarism: No
Moderation: In retrospect : any paper which is deemed not relevant to the above-stated goals, or which is deemed to violate normal academic standards of discourse.
Peer Review Status Indication: No
Persistent Identifier: ROA
Remaining Indrawn Item: Title and author information will remain, with an indication that the paper has been withdrawn.
Text Embargo: No, only if the publisher imposes an embargo period
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Versioning Policy: Accepts new version. All versions are linked and visible to everyone
Who can Deposit?: Anyone can post on the platform. Only an account is required ( The creation of the account is free).
Withdrawal Authorisation: At author's request
Withdrawal Policy: Yes. At the author's request, a paper may be withdrawn from the archive; in this case, the link to the article is deactivated.