4.1.2 - The repository shall clearly specify the information that needs to be associated with specific Content Information at the time of its deposit.
Although Scholars Portal is not dependent on, nor or restricted to, any particular file formats upon producer Provider deposit, it nevertheless aims to use well - known, widely accepted formats that support long-term preservation. If a publisher wants to use a specific format not meeting these criteria, an agreement must be reached between the producer and SP. The repository does, however, require producerThe repository requires Provider-supplied XML or SGML (in a format agreed upon between SP and the producerProvider, usually ISO 19115 NAP Compliant XML metadata) containing extensive descriptive metadata. If a Provider wants to use a specific format not meeting these criteria, an agreement must be reached between the Provider and SP. These conditions are specified in the Scholar's Portal / Producer Provider Agreements. Please see the additional documents below for more detail.