This page provides reassurance on plagiarism concerns for work available in ORA and information on ORA's take down policy.
Plagiarism can never be guaranteed to be prevented in either the print or electronic domain. When items are made available on open access (ie with no barriers to access) it is easier to detect plagiarism. For example, a supervisor who suspects that plagiarism has happened can run a quick search using a search engine such as Google.
Every effort has been made to ensure that nothing in the Oxford University Research Archive (ORA) infringes UK law. Should you discover any content in ORA you believe does infringe any law or rights you may possess, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Outlining the information we will need to help us identify the resource that is the subject of your complaint.
We would normally expect to respond to your communication within 20 working days of receiving it.
What happens next?
On receipt of your complaint we will:
Your thesis will be made available at the end of the applied embargo period unless you have opted for immediate Open Access or been granted dispensation from consultation.