The Curtin Research Publications collection holds the outputs of Curtin-affiliated authors which have been published in scholarly and peer-reviewed publications.
The collection contains about 60,000 metadata records and includes publication types such as journal articles, conference papers and book chapters.
Display of full text documents is subject to copyright clearance. Full text documents are available for nearly 30% of the publications. Some documents become available after publisher embargoes are lifted.
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Curtin's Authorship, Peer Review and Publication of Research Findings Policy states that publications will be freely available in espace within 12 months of publication.
To allow Curtin University Library to make the full text of your publications available, complete the espace Institutional Repository Agreement. This is a non-exclusive license. The Agreement does not transfer the Intellectual Property (IP) in your work to the University
Send a copy of the Accepted manuscript of your journal article to the espace team.
Details of research publications entered in Elements will be automatically harvested into espace. Availability of full text is subject to copyright provisions and publishing agreements.
If you wish to contribute material that falls outside the scope of Elements please contact the espace team.
Publishers usually ask authors to transfer the copyright in their work to the publisher, by signing a Copyright Transfer Agreement (CTA). This means that if you wish to re-use the material for other purposes (including posting it into a repository) permission of the publisher is required.
Even if you have signed a CTA, you may be able to deposit a version (usually the accepted manuscript) of your publication in an institutional or subject repository (possibly after an embargo period).
Refer to the SHERPA/RoMEO website to check publisher copyright and self-archiving policies for your journal.
Alternatives to assigning copyright in your work to a publisher include:
Prior to making full text of a published work available, the espace team checks that posting a version of your publication in espace complies with publisher policies and copyright provisions. Note: different provisions apply to Higher Degree Research (HDR) theses - see section on Copyright and your thesis.
The full text will only be displayed in espace if one of the following applies:
If you have published under a Creative Commons license, or have paid a fee to the publisher to enable open access in a subscription journal, the Library will make the published version available in espace.