Thank you for your suggestion. But, is it possible in DSpace to restrict
the use of certain Collections to a particular group of user? or can we
make a collection password protected so that the administrator could verify
the identity of the user ?
I think in an open access environment these are some challenging issues for
sanjib k deka
On Sat, May 25, 2013 at 6:55 AM, Amandeep Kapila
> Hello Sanjib,
> For such documents where a partial access to some documents
> is the requirement the practice followed is just upload a minimal
> version of the document, like, title page and contents page or if you
> want to be a little more permissive the you can include something more
> like synopsis etc.This is usually the practice in universities for
> their thesis/desertation collections as they don't want the students
> to consult submitted/approved reports but not copy and reproduce the
> full text. The best example will be JNU in New Delhi, though they are
> not using dspace for the purpose.
> If you wish to keep a full version of the document also for
> some special categories of users like faculty then create another item
> with full text bitstream with different access policy.
> Hope that helps.
> On 5/23/13, SanjibKumarDeka <xanjib@...> wrote:
> > HI,
> > Sorry for this confusing post. Yes, I'm talking about access restrictions
> > features like, printing/ copying of any format documents.
> > With regards,
> > sanjib kumar deka
> > On Thu, May 23, 2013 at 3:45 PM, helix84 <helix84@...> wrote:
> >> Hello Sanjib,
> >> I'm sorry, but your question is very confusing. It's unclear what
> >> you're actually asking. It seems you're confusing items and
> >> bitstreams. Do you want to
> >> a) restrict access to items (the page with item metadata)
> >> b) or to bitstreams (so that dspace asks for username and password
> >> when you try to access a bitstream)
> >> c) or are you talking about access restrictions fetures of the PDF
> >> format (disallow printing/copying)?
> >> Regards,
> >> ~~helix84
> >> Compulsory reading: DSpace Mailing List Etiquette
> >> https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/DSPACE/Mailing+List+Etiquette
> (Amandeep Kapila),
> New Delhi,