Welcome to the UdG Digital Repository

About DUGiFonsEspecials
DUGi Fons Especials is the digital repository of manuscripts, letters and documents from the Special Collections of the UdG Library. Its aim is to preserve and widely spread the special collections of the Universitat de Girona, contributing to increase the visibility of these documents and of the UdG; to give an added value to the documents indexing them, with the standard bibliographic citation and the permanent link; to protect documenst from further uses and ensuring materials preservation.
The Library Service is responsible for DUGi Fons Especials, which uses an open source software (Dspace, Postgres, SOLR, etc.) and it’s based on a free operating system (Linux).
DUGi Fons Especials settles in information systems such as Memòria Digital de Catalunya (CSUC), Europeana and Hispana.
Repository functions are:
  • Ensure interoperability: documents od the repository may be located through other repositories and searchers that use the same standards and also through Google and other internet search engines;
  • Increase the visibility and impact of the specials collections of the UdG Library. It uses serach engine optimization techniques (SEO) to position items on Internet and maximize its visibility;
  • Content and indexing that retrieving;
  • Collect a wide variety of documents (supports, subject and typology);
  • Enable transversality, access and use of materials to other UdG or worlwide professors and students;
  • Provide an autohority control, ensuring that no duplicated access point exist;
  • Guarantee the UdG quality brand.
Reposity aims are:
  • To maximize visibility and access to authors and their scientific production, aswell as UdG itself;
  • To give added value to documents through indexing and standard bibliographic citation;
  • To protect later uses of documents aswell as copyright, by means of Creative Commons licenses;
  • To guarantee preservation of the deposited materials and that every digital object has its permanent URL;
  • To operate as archive of the research and scientific production issued fro the university and to ease later uses (to share or to recycle materials, to avoid duplicates, ...).
Who can deposit? What can be depoisted? In which formats?
Scientific articles must always be deposited by means of GREC application (UdG research management). Instructions to publish articles in DUGiFonsEspecials repository by means of GREC. To publish any other documents you may send them to: biblioteca.projectes@udg.edu
Materials deposited in DUGiFonsEspecials are:
  • Scientific articles, pre-prints, postprints and article final version, according to permissions given by publisher policies;
  • Informative articles;
  • Congress, workshop or seminar communications, presentations and posters;
  • PhD thesis and student reports: Research, TFG, PFC, TFM, etc;
  • Books or book chapters;
  • Research data;
  • Teaching materials and objects: notes, teaching and learning materials, applets, etc;
  • Institutional materials: academic year opening speeches, “honoris causa” investiture speeches, etc.
Despite DUGiFonsEspecials accepts any format types, we highly recommend PDF format. As an exception, for research reports and TFG, PFC, TFM ZIP, files are accepted.
Content access
Access to DUGiFonsEspecials is free, registers are public and open free. However, access to some documents fulltext is restricted, such as scientific articles. These restrictions are due to some periodicals’ publishing policies, that allow open access publication after an embargo period. These documents are shown with a lock. You may ask the author a copy by means of the option “Ask for a copy”.
Content preservation
In order to guarantee the preservation of deposited contents, we periodically:
  • Check the integrity;
  • Make backups;
  • We guarantee continuing access, by managing any necessary format changes.
Metadata reuse policy
Website provides access to information owned by Universitat de Girona. Universitat de Girona works to make all website ressources available for their reuse. In that sense, all metadata are published without any reuse restrictions and under Creative Commons CCO 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0), Public Domain Offer license conditions. However, if you reuse any data published in DUGiFonsEspecials, you should cite the source and not alter its sense.
Access to publications through DUGiFonsEspecials don’t modify text, institutions or publishers’ copyrights. For any questions about text reuse you should contact authors or institutions they belong to. In case you don’t have any information about publication copyrights, you may only use them according to copyright regulation.
If you feel that any information infringes your rights or third persons’ rights, you may contact us at biblioteca.projectes@udg.edu.

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