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University of Greenwich



  • Managerial WTE: 0
  • Administrative WTE: 1
  • Technical WTE: 0
  • Total WTE: 1
  • Number of individual staff that work on repository whole or part time: 11
  • 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
  • Accept metadata records or full-text only: Also accept metadata only records
  • Percentage full-text: 20%
  • Currently have institutional policy / mandate: No. We don't have a mandate but the Schools are undergoing a REF pilot and have been asked by the Research and Enterprise office to deposit all their research outputs published since 2007.
  • Currently have preservation policy for repository: Yes. The standard Eprints software preservation policy
  • Content types included in repository: Research articles, Conference papers, Books, Multimedia (images, video, sound), Theses, Unpublished works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 are guided by the Schools. The School of Computing & Mathematical Sciences, School of Engineering and School of Science only allow peer-reviewed published items to be deposited. Other Schools allow non-peer reviewed materials to be deposited.
  • 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. Theses which have been embargoed by the author for up to 2 years will only be sent received by GALA at the end of the embargo period.

Institutional context

  • Department with lead responsibility for repository: Library. But the repository was developed as a joint project between the library and the research office. The research office sponsored the project and pays for the annual EPrints maintenance package costs and funds the post of Repository Administrator.
  • Integration / plan for integration with research management systems: No plans at the moment. We do not have a CRIS but GALA data can be re-purposed by other systems
  • Commercial CRIS system:No
  • Which one?:
  • Bids for external funding: No

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