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Institutional Research Repository

IRR is a service provided by the Library. This guide provides instructions on how to deposit your data and publications with the university's repository.

IRR Terms of Use

The purpose of the Singapore Institute of Technology ("SIT") Institutional Research Repository ("IRR") is to collect, describe, store, preserve and provide access to the outputs of SIT’s research activities. All items in IRR can be used for non-commercial purposes, including research, education and teaching.

By accessing the SIT IRR and/or using any of its items, you accept and agree to be bound by the following Terms of Use. The following Terms of Use are subject to changes from time to time, without advance notice.

 

1. Definitions

1.1. Content refers to the items contained in the SIT IRR, including articles, monographs, datasets, thesis, images, media, software, and other works protected by copyright and laws.

1.2. Depositor is the person depositing an item into the SIT IRR.

1.3. End User refers to any person accessing the Content or Metadata in or through SIT IRR.

1.4. Metadata refers to information or facts for the purpose of attribution, description, management, verification and discovery of any Content.

1.5. Site refers to the SIT IRR online portal.

 

2. Use of SIT IRR

2.1. Access

IRR makes its Content publicly available, where possible. However, some of the Content may only be available to SIT community or selected groups of users by the Depositor. End Users shall not distribute Content outside of the SIT community or the selected groups of users without prior permission from the Depositor.

2.2. Metadata

Metadata may be re-used in any medium without prior permission for non-commercial purposes.

2.3. Content

Content may only be used for non-commercial purposes, including research, education and teaching. You may only download or print out one (1) copy of each item.

 

3. Figshare Terms of Use

As the SIT IRR is hosted on Figshare's platform, you are also required to comply with the Figshare Terms of Use at: https://figshare.com/terms. In particular, you SHALL NOT

  1. Make available, distribute, sell, rent, lease, license, frame, commercialise or use for the benefit of any other person (including as part of a service bureau arrangement) any part of Figshare, or use any part of Figshare to develop, or otherwise in connection with, a product or service which competes with any of the products and/or services Figshare offers; or
  2. Use any automated means, including robots, scripts, or spiders to access, monitor, crawl, scrape or mine any part of Figshare except those expressly authorized by Figshare in advance in writing.

 

4. Disclaimer of Warranty

THE SIT IRR SITE AND THE CONTENT ARE PROVIDED "AS IS." TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, SIT DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND (EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR OTHERWISE) REGARDING THE SITE OR THE CONTENT, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OWNERSHIP, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. WE MAKE NO WARRANTY ABOUT THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS, TIMELINESS, SUFFICIENCY, OR QUALITY OF THE SITE OR THE CONTENT, NOR THAT ANY PARTICULAR CONTENT WILL CONTINUE TO BE MADE AVAILABLE. SIT DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE OR ITS SERVER ARE FREE OF COMPUTER VIRUSES.

 

5. Liability

IN NO EVENT SHALL SIT BE LIABLE TO YOU, IN CONTRACT, TORT, OR OTHERWISE, FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, OR OTHER DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING OUT OF, OR RELATING TO THE SITE OR THE CONTENT, OR YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR THE CONTENT, OR ANY THIRD-PARTY RIGHTS IN THE CONTENT.

 

6. Governing Law

These Terms of Use are governed by the laws of Singapore.