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University of Manchester



  • Managerial WTE: 1
  • Administrative WTE: 1
  • Technical WTE: 2
  • Total WTE: 4
  • Number of individual staff that work on repository whole or part time: 4
  • Core repository team or staff distributed throughout different departments: All are part of core repository team
  • Membership to UKCoRR: Some staff are members


  • Level of mediated deposit: No mediation - People other than repository staff create records and make them live. We also do bulk importing on behalf of individuals at their request plus retrospective data curation activities e.g. add metadata where gaps exist, check metadata
  • Accept metadata records or full-text only: Also accept metadata only records
  • Percentage full-text: 5%
  • Currently have institutional policy / mandate: Yes
  • Currently have preservation policy for repository: Yes
  • Content types included in repository: Research articles, Datasets, Conference papers, Books, Multimedia (images, video, sound), Theses, Unpublished works. Any form of scholarly work that either exists digitally or can be described digitally
  • Quality assurance policy for research content: We accept peer reviewed and non-peer reviewed materials. Quality judgements of the research deposited is not a function for our repository.
  • 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): No. Our e-Thesis is mandatory for all PG students, students are required to deposit an electronic version of their thesis to complete their studies, to be examined and to graduate.

Institutional context

  • Department with lead responsibility for repository: Library
  • Integration / plan for integration with research management systems: Already integrated
  • Commercial CRIS system:
  • Which one?:
  • Bids for external funding: Yes

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