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About UFPE Institutional Repository

The Institutional Repository (IR) of the Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE) has the goal of collecting, storing, preserving, disseminating and ensuring reliable and permanent access to academic and scientific production of the University, in a single virtual location.

The IR is housed in the worldwide movement of open access to scientific production. This management model for electronic documents provides greater visibility to the intellectual production of the University, providing to society the results of its research, creation and innovation.

The Repository is organized into communities that correspond to the UFPE Academic Centers. Each community can gather their production in different collections that include various types of documents, such as theses, dissertations, undergraduate degree conclusion works, journal articles and books.


Information Policy of the Digital Repository of the Federal University of Pernambuco

Information Policy - Official Bulletin of UFPE.


RI Legal Framework - UFPE

RI Working Group Creation Ordinance - The legal landmarks of UFPE, found on page 3 of the document presented here.


Legal Frames

Access to the intellectual works deposited in the Institutional Repository of UFPE must observe the legal hypotheses of mandatory secrecy in force, especially those contained in the following laws:

I - Lei 9.279/1996 (Regulates industrial property rights and obligations);

II - Lei 9.609/1998 (Provides for the protection of the intellectual property of a computer program);

III - Lei 10.973/2004 (Innovation and scientific and technological research);

IV - Lei 12.527/2011 (Regulates access to information).

Any intellectual work will be considered as open access if it is not subject to any legal determination of secrecy or restrictions to be made available to the general public.