Regulatory documents stipulate that different categories of interested persons may work with the National Repository, in particular, “visitors” and “users”.

 

Visitors are individuals who have open access to the register of academic texts and the possibility of using information without undergoing the registration (authorization) procedure through the official National Repository web portal.

 

Users are legal entities or individuals who have undergone the registration (authorization) procedure. They have the opportunity to not only read the register of academic texts, but also full texts of it, read or save them on electronic media.

 

Instruction for the visitors of the National Repository of Academic Texts

 

1. The instruction for the visitor of the National Repository of Academic Texts (hereinafter – the Instruction) is made in accordance with the “Proclamation on the National Repository of Academic Texts” approved by the Decree of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine No. 541 from 19/07/2017 and the “Regulation of the National Repository of Academic Texts’ work procedure” approved by the Order of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine No. 707 from 04/07/2018 (registered in the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine No. 858/32310 from July 23/07/2018).

 

2. The terms in the Instruction are used in the following sense:

 

the National Repository of Academic Texts is a nationwide, distributed electronic database that accumulates, stores, and organizes academic texts (hereinafter – the National Repository or NRAT);

 

academic text is author’s work of scientific, scientific and technical, educational character in the form of a dissertation, qualification final work, scientific publication, scientific article, report in the field of scientific, scientific and technical activity, deposited scientific work, textbook, tutorial, other scientific and educational and methodical works;

 

visitors of the National Repository (hereinafter – visitors) are individuals who have open access to the register of academic texts and the possibility of using information without undergoing a registration (authorization) procedure through the official National Repository web portal.

 

3. Visitors and other persons use public telecommunications networks or special telecommunication networks during the work with the National Repository.

 

4. Visitors:

 

  • receive open access to general information about the National Repository, guidance materials and other general information (working conditions, structure and content, statistics on repository resources, number of visitors and users, data on references to the academic texts, information on institutional participants and official partners, etc.);
  • get free access to the register of academic texts presented in the National Repository;
  • can search for academic texts and other related data; create a list of academic texts stored in the National Repository by individually selected criteria, refine, sort and store it on electronic devices/media;
  • can get acquainted with a set of questions and answers formed by the results of communication with visitors and users of the National Repository, contact the National Repository technical support.

 

Instruction for users of the National Repository of Academic Texts

 

1. The instruction for the user of the National Repository of Academic Texts (hereinafter – the Instruction) is made in accordance with the “Proclamation on the National Repository of Academic Texts” approved by the Decree of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine No. 541 from 19/07/2017 and the “Regulation of the National Repository of Academic Texts’ work procedure” approved by the Order of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine No. 707 from 04/07/2018 (registered in the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine No. 858/32310 from July 23/07/2018).

 

2. The terms in the Instruction are used in the following sense:

 

the National Repository of Academic Texts is a nationwide, distributed electronic database that accumulates, stores, and organizes academic texts (hereinafter – the National Repository or NRAT);

 

academic text is author’s work of scientific, scientific and technical, educational character in the form of a dissertation, qualification final work, scientific publication, scientific article, report in the field of scientific, scientific and technical activity, deposited scientific work, textbook, tutorial, other scientific and educational and methodical works;

 

users of the National Repository of Academic Texts (hereinafter – users) are legal entities or individuals who have undergone the registration (authorization) procedure).

 

3. Users go through the registration process in the National Repository, which confirms the agreement with the established rules and the Regulation of the National Repository of Academic Texts’ work procedure.

 

4. The National Repository provides open access of the information contained therein to users, in particular, the register of academic texts, as well as their electronic versions and other related data placed on open access terms, through the National Repository official web portal that has domain name nrat.gov.ua.

 

5. Users and others use the public repository or special telecommunication networks during the work with the National Repository.

 

6. The NRAT users:

 

  • receive the open access to general information about the National Repository, guidance materials and other general information (working conditions, structure and content, statistics on repository resources, number of visitors and users, data on references to the academic texts, information on institutional participants and official partners, etc.);
  • get free access to the register of academic texts presented in the National Repository;
  • can search for academic texts and other related data; create a list of academic texts stored in the National Repository by individually selected criteria, refine, sort and store it on electronic devices/media, without restrictions or subject to the restrictions established by the decision of the owner of the NRAT – Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine;
  • can get acquainted with a set of questions and answers formed by the results of communication with visitors and users of the National Repository, contact the National Repository technical support, via the electronic feedback form provided on the NRAT official web portal homepage in 2019-2020;
  • receive the open access to electronic versions of academic texts, ability to read, save its on electronic devices/media and in a personal e-cabinet; the expanded functionality of the personal e-cabinet will be available in the second quarter of 2020;
  • get the ability to perform a detailed search of academic texts by an additional set of features/criteria and save its results on electronic devices/media and in a personal e-cabinet, the expanded functionality of the personal e-cabinet will be available in the second quarter of 2020;
  • receive the individual information in accordance with a free subscription on the updating/receipt of academic texts; this function will be available in the second quarter of 2020;
  • have the access to additional functionality of the National Repository in the form of specially developed analytical and other tools for working with academic texts and other related data since December 2020;
  • have the ability to check for the presence of matches of text (alphanumeric characters) and graphic fragments since December 2020;
  • receive the access to other services in accordance with the legislation.