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Short Definition: The date that an embargo comes into force and from whence the length of the embargo period is counted.
Extended Definition: The date that an embargo comes into force and from whence the length of the embargo period is counted. The start date of a period during which access to a document or file or record is restricted. This could be: “date of online publication” or “publication date” or “date of online availability” or “date of deposit”. This date and the triggering event to start the embargo are defined by the copyright holder or the repository governance.
Related Terms: Embargo
Term Lead: Helen Cooper