Re: Funder mandated deposit in centralised or subject based repositories

From: Stevan Harnad <>
Date: Thu, 18 Feb 2010 08:30:09 -0500

On 18-Feb-10, at 7:04 AM, Garret McMahon wrote:

> I have a general query regarding funder requirements that stipulate
> deposit into a centralised or subject based repository such as PubMed
> Central. Is anybody meeting such a requirement by developing processes
> that incorporate the institutional repository as the primary point of
> ingest and subsequently uploading content to the centralised service?
> I'm particularly interested in two aspects of this question. Firstly,
> how an institutional policy supporting the home repository does not
> find itself at variance with funder deposit policies that specify a
> preference for locus of deposit external to the institution. Secondly,
> what is critical to the home and centralised repositories in terms of
> service design in any such collaboration.

On locus of deposit, much has been written:

See especially:


"Waking OA's Slumbering Giant: Why Locus-of-Deposit Matters for Open
Access and Open Access Mandates"

"How to Integrate University and Funder Open Access Mandates"

"Using SWORD and SWAP to Implement the MIT OA Mandate"
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