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University of Bolton



  • Managerial WTE: 0.2
  • Administrative WTE: 0.2
  • Technical WTE: 0.1
  • Total WTE: 0.5
  • Number of individual staff that work on repository whole or part time: 3
  • Core repository team or staff distributed throughout different departments: All are part of core repository team
  • Membership to UKCoRR: All staff are members


  • Level of mediated deposit: Fully -repository staff create records, add all metadata, check copyright and upload full text
  • Accept metadata records or full-text only: Metadata-only accepted as well as full-text
  • Percentage full-text: 66%
  • Currently have institutional policy / mandate: No
  • Currently have preservation policy for repository: Yes
  • Content types included in repository: Research articles, Learning resources, Datasets, Conference papers, Books, Multimedia (images, video, sound), Software, Theses, Unpublished works
  • Quality assurance policy for research content: We accept peer reviewed and non-peer reviewed materials
  • Currently have e-theses deposit policy: Yes. Policy not yet put into practice, existing theses are included as best practice examples
  • E-theses policy is opt-out (i.e. the thesis will be made OA unless the student requests an exception): No

Institutional context

  • Department with lead responsibility for repository: Library
  • Integration / plan for integration with research management systems: Planned but not in progress
  • Commercial CRIS system:
  • Which one?:
  • Bids for external funding: Yes
  • More about the repository: Prior to June 2011, UBIR was hosted with Digital Commons; in house software is now being developed to replace it.

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