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Bournemouth University



  • Managerial WTE: 0.2
  • Administrative WTE: 0.4
  • Technical WTE: 0.1
  • Total WTE: 0.7
  • Number of individual staff that work on repository whole or part time: 6
  • 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 admin, researchers) create records and then these are checked by repository staff. Academics create their own records - reviewed and made live by IR Editorial Staff
  • Accept metadata records or full-text only: Also accept metadata only records
  • Percentage full-text: 15%
  • Currently have institutional policy / mandate: Yes. Academic Publications Policy
  • Currently have preservation policy for repository: No
  • Content types included in repository: Research articles, Datasets, Conference papers, Books, Multimedia (images, video, sound), Software, Theses, Unpublished works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. We have Guidelines for Contributors - some non-peer reviewed items are acceptable, but many academics only submit peer reviewed. The IR Editorial Team returns items deemed unsuitable.
  • 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. Implementing new CRIS (Symplectic Elements) during Summer/Autumn 2011.
  • Commercial CRIS system:
  • Which one?:
  • Bids for external funding: No

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