Institutional Repository Project
About the Project
This project aims to establish Institutional Repository Services for the University of Manchester. These services will offer members of the university a means of storing, managing and disseminating their scholarly works. For further project details see,
- Project background
- Project business case and benefits
- Project scope and deliverables
- Project outline plan
- Project structure
Fundamentally, this Project represents a long-term commitment by the University to support an individual's and organisations intellectual assests.
If you'd like to know more about the Project please contact,
Dr Phil Butler
Institutional Repository Manager
Tel: +44 (0)161 275 1514 (Internal: x51514)
Check out our Project blog for whats new, our ramblings and rants.
Also see our related literature section for links to websites of other repository projects and the open access movement.
Answers to some common questions
- What is an institutional repository?
- What does open access mean?
- Why should I use a repository?
- What can I store in a repository?
- Who owns the copyright of my work?
- Will I break copyright if I store my work in the repository?
- What do research council open access mandates mean?
- Who can access the content stored in the repository?
- We have a Faculty publications database, do I have to submit my works to this aswell as the repository?
- Who is involved in setting up the university's repository?
- How can I get to use the repository?
- When will I be able to use the repository?
Check all our frequently asked questions for answers to other common questions,