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University of Sunderland



  • Managerial WTE: 0.1
  • Administrative WTE: 1
  • Technical WTE: 0.5
  • Total WTE: 1.6
  • 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. We encourage self-archiving, but IR team do the rest check copyright, upload for those who don't want to self-archive etc
  • Accept metadata records or full-text only: Also accept metadata only records
  • Percentage full-text: --
  • Currently have institutional policy / mandate: No
  • Currently have preservation policy for repository: No. Not yet - our repository has only recently gone live
  • Content types included in repository: Research articles, Learning resources, Datasets, Conference papers, Books, Multimedia (images, video, sound), Software, Theses, Unpublished works
  • Quality assurance policy for research content: We accept peer reviewed and non-peer reviewed materials. We accept non-peer reviewed articles if that is all the publisher allows. We do however grade all items into primary and secondary levels (decided by associate deans)
  • 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: No plans at the moment
  • Commercial CRIS system:
  • Which one?:
  • Bids for external funding: No.
  • More about the repository: The IR succeeds the Graduate Research database
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