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  • Managerial WTE: 0.4
  • Administrative WTE: 0.6
  • Technical WTE: 0.1
  • Total WTE: 1.1
  • Number of individual staff that work on repository whole or part time: 7
  • 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: Level varies according to department. Approx 90% of deposits are fully mediated, 10% partially
  • Accept metadata records or full-text only: Full text only
  • Percentage full-text: 100%
  • Currently have institutional policy / mandate: No. This is under consideration
  • Currently have preservation policy for repository: No. This intention is to preserve items as an archive of University research.
  • Content types included in repository: Research articles, Learning resources, Datasets, Conference papers, Books, Multimedia (images, video, sound), Theses, Unpublished works
  • Quality assurance policy for research content: We accept peer reviewed and non-peer reviewed materials. We accept only peer reviewed materials in the ePrints area. Some non-peer reviewed materials produced under the auspices of the University are included in other areas as appropriate, eg Research theses, working papers, project reports.
  • Currently have e-these 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:
  • Which one?:
  • Bids for external funding: No
  • More about the repository:


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