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DHO: Discovery Frequently Asked Questions

The following is a FAQ to provide more detail about DHO: Discovery.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What does the word "Fionnachtain" in the logo mean and where does it come from?

A: Fionnachtain means Discovery.

Q: Can I use material from DHO: Discovery in my paper/thesis/research

A: Rights to use the content presented through DHO: Discovery rest with the original providers of the collections. Individual items are subject to the licensing terms presented on the originating site and institution. The DHO makes no warranty as to the content presented through DHO: Discovery and responsibility for the content provided herein reside with the contributors of the data.

Q: Can items contain more than one media type?

A: Yes, items can have multiple types, i.e. can be composed by an audio component and a textual component such as a transcript, as in The Doegen Records Web Project.

Q: Under what terms is the material licensed?

A: Rights to the content presented through DHO: Discovery rest with the original providers of the collections. Individual items are subject to the licensing terms presented on the originating site and institution. The DHO makes no warranty as to the content presented through DHO: Discovery and responsibility for the content provided herein reside with the contributors of the data.

Q: How is this project funded?

A: DHO: Discovery and the DHO are funded under the Programme for Research in Third Level Institutions Cycle 4 (PRTLI4).

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