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University of Stirling



  • Managerial WTE: 0.1
  • Administrative WTE: 0.7
  • Technical WTE: 0.25
  • Total WTE: 1.05
  • Number of individual staff that work on repository whole or part time: 5
  • 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: Partially - 'people other than repository staff (e.g departmental admin, researchers) create records and then these are checked by repository staff. Academic staff (or delegated administrative staff within departments) create metadata records and upload full-text, then repository staff check and supplement metadata and carry out copyright checking.
  • Accept metadata records or full-text only: Full text only
  • Percentage full-text: 100%
  • Currently have institutional policy / mandate: Yes. Our policy for research publications is available from: In summary, journal articles from 2007 onwards should be submitted. A number of other publication types are also welcome (though not mandated).
  • Currently have preservation policy for repository: Yes
  • Content types included in repository: Research articles, Conference papers, Theses, Book chapters, Working papers, Research reports, Technical reports, Book reviews
  • Quality assurance policy for research content: We only accept peer reviewed materials. Where applicable for the publication type we only accept refereed/reviewed items, for example, journal articles, conference papers, working papers. But we accept some publication types where refereeing is not relevant, for example, book chapters, book reviews.
  • Currently have e-theses deposit policy: Yes. Our policy for research theses is available from: In summary, all research theses from September 2006 onwards must be submitted.
  • E-theses policy is opt-out (i.e. the thesis will be made OA unless the student requests an exception): Yes. Students can set an embargo period during submission, for example, to allow writing up journal articles from their thesis.

Institutional context

  • Department with lead responsibility for repository: Information Services (a converged Library/IT service)
  • Integration / plan for integration with research management systems: Partially - in the process of implementing this
  • Commercial CRIS system:
  • Which one?:
  • Bids for external funding: No

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