|About Prometheus-Academic Collections
Prometheus-Academic Collections is the source of the academic achievements
which stores the research and educational achievements of Tokyo University
of Foreign Studies and preserves historical materials. It shares such academic
achievements on the Internet to ensure the open university. Prometheus
is operated under the following principles to produce certain effects.
- For researchers
The new way of presenting their research achievements
Shop window for the research achievements
Sharing the research achievements / Reducing the burden of sotring
- For the university
Returning the results of researches and fulfilling accountability toward
Integral management of the academic information
Advancement of the brand as a research institution
Prometheus-Academic Collections shares the following items on the Internet.
- Research / Educational achievements
Generally published academic journal articles, bulletin papers, doctoral
theses, conference presentation materials, research papers and items.
- Historical materials
Historical contents which have been cpmputerized by 21st Century COE Program
"Center for Documentation & Area-Transcultural Studies."
Prometheus-Academic Collections publicize the materials only with the permissions
of their authors. Please note that some parts of the research and educational
achievements of TUFS are restricted from general publication.
All the copyrights reserved by each author, academic society, association,
publisher, and other right owners.
The whole or parts of the materials can be used (refered, reproduced, printed)
with copyrights acknowledged for the academic and personal use only.
|About Institutional Repository
About 2,200 universities and academic institutions in the world operate
institutional repositories at the date of May 2012 and over 250
universities and academic institutions have already started operating
their repositories in Japan.
Contents in these institutional repositories
are searchable by Google, Google Sholar, and other search engines, or by
article search systems provided by JAIRO (National Institute of Informatics)
or OAISter (University of Michigan). It expands the access to the research
achievements of our university gloablly, and promote them.
|Resistration of the Research Achievements
Prometheus registers and shares academic journal articles, bulletin papers,
doctoral theses, conference presentation materials, and other academic
achievements submitted by teachers, graduate students and faculty members
who holds their copyrights.
- Management of copyrights
In case that copyrights are held by their writers (the author), resistering
procedures are taken with the permission (reproduction right, public transmission
right) and application from them. Even if the copyrights are held by the
publisher, academic society, or association, still the individual researchers
can register their academic writings to Prometheus-Academic Collections
in case self-archive is permitted. Our library confirms the policies of
publishers or academic associations referring to following sources.
The presently associated institutions can be searched and checked by SCPJ : Society Copyright Policies in Japan.
About 90% of the academic journals published by foreign publishers permit
self-archive. Permission policies of each publishers can be searched and
comfirmed at SHEPA/RoMEO-Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving.
Prometheus-Academic Collections has started assigning DOIs based on TUFS Open Acesess Profession.We assign DOI to articles with full text, after 2017 Apr.
- What is DOI?
A digital object identifier (DOI) is an international identifier associated with an electronic document such as an academic paper. It will provide a persistent link.
- What kind of item can be assigned a DOI?
・Journal Article, Thesis or Dissertation, Departmental Bulletin Paper
・Conference Paper, Presentation
・Technical Report, Research Paper
- What kind of item cannot be assigned a DOI?
・A Document whose body is not registered (ex. abstract, cover, table of contents)
・A Document for which the publisher has already registered a DOI
・A Ph.D. thesis from 1991 to 2000 for which the National Diet Library has already digitized and registered a DOI
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