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Access to documents in DUO - UiO’s open research archive

Not all documents in the archive are openly accessible. Here is a summary of various restrictions on documents in DUO, and how to gain access.

A: This document is not electronically available, in accordance with the author's wishes

  • You may request access to a printed copy at the relevant library (see list below).
  • You will receive a message from the library when the document is ready. Expect a few days waiting time until the document is ready.

Patrons affiliated to other libraries than the University of Oslo Library:

To find which library to contact, refer to where the document is found in DUO.

For documents in the collections of

B: Delayed access: Only researchers and students may view the document

  • Access to theses with delayed access can only be given to persons who can prove their status as a student or researcher.
  • Contact the relevant library to apply for access.
  • You will receive a message from the library when the document is ready. Expect a few days waiting time.
  • Deposit your valid student or staff identity card at the circulation desk when reading the document.
  • You can read the theses, but not use it in your own work (quoting, referring etc.) without the consent of the author. You must contact the author and obtain consent. The library/DUO has no contact information for the author.
  • You are not allowed to take the copy home, it is only available for use within the Library.
  • Theses with delayed access are not sent as interlibrary loans.

To find which library to contact, refer to where the document is found.

For documents in the collections of

C: Restricted: The document is restricted because of a statutory duty of confidentiality

  • Access to the document can only be granted by written permission from the author. The library/DUO has no contact information for authors.
  • Contact the relevant library to apply for access, and show the permission from the author. You will receive a message from the library when the document is ready. Expect a few days waiting time.
  • You are not allowed to take the copy home, it is only available for use within the Library.
  • Restricted documents are not sent as interlibrary loans.
  • Deposit your valid library card at the circulation desk when reading the document.

To find which library to contact, refer to where the document is found.

For documents in the collections of

D: RESTRICTED: May only be quoted by permission of the author

You are allowed to read the document. However, if you wish to use it in your work, for example by quoting and referring to it, you need the author’s permission. You must contact the author yourself to apply for permission. DUO has no contact information for authors.

When you have obtained permission, you must contact the relevant library to gain access to the document.  You are not allowed to take the copy home. Restricted documents are not sent as interlibrary loans. You will receive a message from the library when the document is ready.

To find which library to contact, refer to where the document is found.

For documents in the collections of

E: RESTRICTED: May only be read by permission of the author

You must have permission from the author to see the document. if you wish to use it in your work, for example by quoting and referring to it, you also need the author’s permission. DUO has no contact information for authors. It is essential that the confirmation from the author specifies what kind of use is permitted, and contains the author’s contact information (telephone, e-mail).

When you have obtained permission, you must contact the relevant library to gain access to the document. You are not allowed to take the copy home. Restricted documents are not sent as interlibrary loans. You will receive a message from the library when the document is ready. To find which library to contact, refer to where the document is found.

For documents in the collections of

F: No electronic version of this document is available

Search for the printed version in the UiO Library Search.

 

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Published Mar. 25, 2013 3:18 PM - Last modified Feb. 8, 2017 1:13 PM