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Oxford BrookesUniversity



  • Managerial WTE: 0.75
  • Administrative WTE: 0.2
  • Technical WTE: 0.8
  • Total WTE: 1.75
  • 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: Partially - people other than repository staff (e.g departmental admin, researchers) create records and then these are checked by repository staff. Levels of mediation varies according to collection. For example the Teaching collection is only available to Brookes staff and students and any contributor can 'publish' items here. For the Research Archive which is open to everyone, items can be contributed by someone else but all are moderated by the Repository Manager.
  • Accept metadata records or full-text only: Also accept metadata only records
  • Percentage full-text: 30%
  • Currently have institutional policy / mandate: No. We have a new Pro Vice Chancellor for Research and Knowledge Transfer and he is intending to get any academic who wants to be considered for the REF to self deposit items and for this they will be given an extra two hours of research time.
  • Currently have preservation policy for repository: Yes
  • Content types included in repository: Research articles, Learning resources, Conference papers, Books, Multimedia (images, video, sound), Software, Theses, Unpublished works, Considering undergraduate dissertations and taught masters dissertations but in closed Teaching and Learning Collection
  • Quality assurance policy for research content: --
  • Currently have e-these deposit policy: Yes
  • 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: Learning Resources which includes the Library and Media Workshop (E learning developer)
  • Integration / plan for integration with research management systems: Planned but not in progress
  • Commercial CRIS system:
  • Which one?:
  • Bids for external funding: No. Not at right time, Not enough staff resources to make bid

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