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Open Access at Aston: FAQ- Aston Publications Explorer

Aston Publications Explorer Questions

What is Aston Publications Explorer?

Aston Publications Explorer is Aston University's open access institutional repository. It doesn’t replace traditional publishing and it doesn’t bypass the peer review processes; it allows archived publications to be found by search engines- increasing visibility and making it even easier for people to find your publications


What is the Deposit Licence?

When you upload items to Aston Publications Explorer you are asked to agree to the Deposit Licence. This grants Aston the right to make a copy of your work available online, to alter its format as necessary and to remove it if deemed necessary in accordance with the take-down policy.


What is Aston University's Takedown Policy?

See the full policy here