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University of Salford



  • Managerial WTE: 1
  • Administrative WTE: 0.5
  • Technical WTE: 0
  • Total WTE: 1.5
  • Number of individual staff that work on repository whole or part time: 2
  • Core repository team or staff distributed throughout different departments: All are part of core repository team
  • Membership to UKCoRR: All 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%
  • Currently have institutional policy / mandate: Yes
  • Currently have preservation policy for repository: Yes
  • Content types included in repository: Research articles, Learning resources, Datasets, Conference papers, Books, Multimedia (images, video, sound), Theses, Unpublished works
  • Quality assurance policy for research content: We accept peer reviewed and non-peer reviewed materials. Quality assurance of the content of the material is the responsibility of the researchers/depositors - the assumption is that they would not wish to have poor quality output associated with them.
  • Currently have e-theses deposit policy: No
  • E-theses policy is opt-out (i.e. the thesis will be made OA unless the student requests an exception): N/A

Institutional context

  • Department with lead responsibility for repository: Library
  • Integration / plan for integration with research management systems: Planned but not in progress
  • Commercial CRIS system:
  • Which one?:
  • Bids for external funding: Yes
  • More about the repository: We only have one instance of our repository, however we have begun to develop further 'collections' within this which have separate search/browse interfaces from the main research collection. For example, we now have an exam papers and archives collections, and we are in the process of developing e-theses and off-air recordings collections.
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