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University of Dundee



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  • Number of individual staff that work on repository whole or part time: --
  • Core repository team or staff distributed throughout different departments: --
  • Membership to UKCoRR: Some staff are members


  • Level of mediated deposit: Fully - repository staff create records, add all metadata, check copyright and upload full text. Predominantly 'Fully' but also 'Partially' as department administrators and researchers can submit content but, repository editors check and edit before they are added to the live system.
  • Accept metadata records or full-text only: Also accept metadata only records
  • Percentage full-text: 10% est.
  • 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articles, Learning resources, Datasets, Conference papers, Books, Multimedia (images, video, sound), Software, Theses, Unpublished works. Please note in some instances there is further information/or links provided to the 'types of content', for example 'Learning resources' or 'Software'.
  • Quality assurance policy for research content: We only accept peer reviewed materials
  • Currently have e-theses deposit policy: Yes From September 2009 onwards an electronic copy of all University of Dundee research theses must be deposited by the author in Discovery, the University's repository. Please note at present the University of Dundee repository called 'Discovery', is for research work - only PhD and Masters by Research theses are accepted.
  • E-theses policy is opt-out (i.e. the thesis will be made OA unless the student requests an exception): Yes. Please note: Students can indicate that the thesis should be embargoed, preventing public access to it, for a fixed or indefinite timescale, provided there is legitimate cause,. However, the basic metadata record is still available to view ie., for the author, title, subject ...etc.

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
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