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  • Managerial WTE: 0.75
  • Administrative WTE: 0.6
  • Technical WTE: 1.00
  • Total WTE: 2.35
  • Number of individual staff that work on repository whole or part time: 5
  • Core repository team or staff distributed throughout different departments: All are in the library, but team is across 2 departments
  • Membership to UKCoRR: Some staff are members


  • Level of mediated deposit: Partially - people other than repository staff (e.g departmental admin, researchers) create records and then these are checked by repository staff
  • Accept metadata records or full-text only: Also accept metadata only records
  • Percentage full-text: 40.1%
  • Currently have institutional policy / mandate: No
  • Currently have preservation policy for repository: No
  • Content types included in repository: Research articles, Conference papers, Books, Software, Theses
  • Quality assurance policy for research content: We only accept peer reviewed materials and those that meet the Frascati definition of research
  • Currently have e-theses deposit policy: Yes. We do not mandate etheses submission, and ask depositors to confirm that copyright has been checked and cleared before it is made available. All our e-theses are open access.
  • 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: No

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