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KAR - the Kent Academic Repository

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KAR is our institutional research repository. It performs 3 roles for the University:

  • an authoritative record of research created by staff, students and associates of the University
  • an open access portal for worldwide discovery and dissemination of Kent research
  • a preservation archive for Kent research outputs, so people can access and reuse them in the long term.

To meet these roles, KAR has:

  • robust policies and governance for accuracy and security
  • an internationally compliant metadata framework to make sure data is interoperable
  • file-level security management
  • sustainable technical infrasturcture and maintenance.

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Last Updated: 02/07/2019