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  • Kent Academic Repository -
  • Software used: EPrints
  • Contact: Dr Nicola Cooper


  • Managerial WTE: 0.5
  • Administrative WTE: 1.0
  • Technical WTE: 0.2
  • Total WTE: 1.7
  • 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 - Unmediated self-deposit but with quality control by staff.
  • Accept metadata records or full-text only: Also accept metadata only records
  • Percentage full-text: 14%
  • Currently have institutional policy / mandate: No
  • Currently have preservation policy for repository: In development
  • 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Research articles, Datasets, Conference papers, Books, Multimedia (images, video, sound), Software, Theses, Unpublished works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
  • Currently have e-theses deposit policy: In development (for September 2013)
  • E-theses policy is opt-out (i.e. the thesis will be made OA unless the student requests an exception):

Institutional context

  • Department with lead responsibility for repository: Library Collections (which administer KAR) are part of Information Services, which is an IT/Library department.''
  • Integration / plan for integration with research management systems: Under investigation
  • Commercial CRIS system: No
  • Which one?:
  • Bids for external funding: No
  • More about the repository:
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