The ASU Digital Repository is intended to provide open access to the digital materials of the University community, whenever possible.
Access levels are:
Some materials in the repository are viewable online, but cannot be downloaded. An example is music performances -- this file download restriction is designed to protect the copyright of creators, e.g., composers and arrangers.
Should it become necessary to amend access to materials in the repository, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
ASU Library requests that users of ASU Digital Repository materials include attribution as a matter of good scholarly practice.
Materials deposited in the ASU Digital Repository should be:
Out of Scope
ASU Library strives to ensure the long-term integrity and accessibility of its digital assets. ASU Library reserves the right to deaccession or change access rights for legal or ethical reasons, and to comply with copyright, privacy or access responsibilities.
For questions about materials in the repository, please contact ASU Library at email@example.com.
The ASU Library aims to provide preservation measures that ensure the authenticity, reliability and integrity of digital materials entrusted to its care by providing usable versions for scholarship, research and instruction.
ASU Library may provide greater preservation support for materials submitted in file formats that are open, well documented and widely adopted.
ASU Library conducts the following preservation activities:
ASU Library promotes standards-based metadata creation and management to provide optimum search, discovery and retrieval of materials in our digital collections.