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University of Bedfordshire



  • Managerial WTE: 0.1
  • Administrative WTE: 0.1
  • Technical WTE:
  • Total WTE: 0.2
  • Number of individual staff that work on repository whole or part time: 14
  • Core repository team or staff distributed throughout different departments: Some are located in other departments
  • Membership to UKCoRR: Some staff are members


  • Level of mediated deposit: Partially - people other than repository staff (e.g departmental administrators, researchers) create records and then these are checked by repository staff (e.g. checking copyright) Researchers/faculty staff submit, subject librarians review and make live, administrator oversees and troubleshoots.
  • Accept metadata records or full-text only: Also accept metadata only records
  • Percentage full-text: 25%
  • Currently have institutional policy / mandate: No
  • Currently have preservation policy for repository: No
  • Content types included in repository: Research articles, Conference papers, Books, Theses It's early days for our repository and the type of content we include will probably expand in the future
  • Quality assurance policy for research content: We accept peer reviewed and non-peer reviewed materials.
  • Currently have e-theses deposit policy: Yes
  • E-theses policy is opt-out (i.e. the thesis will be made OA unless the student requests an exception): Yes

Institutional context

  • Department with lead responsibility for repository: Library
  • Integration / plan for integration with research management systems: Partially - in the process of implementing this
  • Commercial CRIS system:No We are using the repository to manage the REF submission
  • '''Which one?:
  • Bids for external funding: No

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