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University of Sussex



  • Managerial WTE: 0.1
  • Administrative WTE: 1
  • Technical WTE: 0.01
  • Total WTE: 0.91
  • Number of individual staff that work on repository whole or part time: 2
  • Core repository team or staff distributed throughout different departments: Some are located in other departments
  • 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 will expand metadata, and create records in exceptional circumstances
  • Accept metadata records or full-text only: Also accept metadata only records
  • Percentage full-text: 50%
  • Currently have institutional policy / mandate: Yes. Just approved.
  • Currently have preservation policy for repository: Yes. Built using OpenDOAR
  • Content types included in repository: Research articles, Datasets, Conference papers, Books, Multimedia (images, video, sound), Theses, Unpublished works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. Mainly peer reviewed material. Will accept grey lit which is part of an established series, and any other research publication which is generally considered to be part of the university's research output.
  • Currently have e-theses deposit policy: Yes
  • E-theses policy is opt-out (i.e. the thesis will be made OA unless the student requests an exception): Yes. We mandate theses submission in to IR (no physical copy held), student can opt out but difficult and strict criteria.

Institutional context

  • Department with lead responsibility for repository: Library. Project is run by Library, Research Office, ITS, Webteam, etc.
  • Integration / plan for integration with research management systems: Planned but not in progress
  • Commercial CRIS system:
  • Which one?:
  • Bids for external funding: No

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