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Manchester Metropolitan University



  • Managerial WTE: --
  • Administrative WTE: 0.2
  • Technical WTE: --
  • Total WTE: 0.2
  • Number of individual staff that work on repository whole or part time: 2
  • 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: Fully -repository staff create records, add all metadata, check copyright and upload full text
  • Accept metadata records or full-text only: Also accept metadata only records
  • Percentage full-text: 12%
  • Currently have institutional policy / mandate: Yes
  • Currently have preservation policy for repository: Yes
  • Content types included in repository: Research articles, Conference papers, Books, Multimedia (images, video, sound), Theses
  • Quality assurance policy for research content: We accept peer reviewed and non-peer reviewed materials. At the discretion of academics
  • Currently have e-theses deposit policy: Yes. Effective from PGs starting Sept 2009
  • 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: No plans at the moment
  • Commercial CRIS system:
  • Which one?:
  • Bids for external funding: Yes
  • More about the repository: Between 20th June 2007 and 28th September 2007 Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) Library, as part of the JISC funded RE-space project, conducted a survey of all MMU academics and researchers to determine current awareness and usage of e-space, the University’s institutional repository for research output. The survey also aimed to establish views on general Open Access (OA) and Institutional Repository (IR) issues.

The report and results of the survey can be found on the RE-space project website and will be used to inform future advocacy of the service.

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