UWE Bristol

Frenchay Library

Academic Library · United Kingdom

Research Support


Program Overview

Through publishing work on the UWE Bristol Research Repository, we aim to provide immediate world-wide open access to UWE research output that has previously been hidden or invisible outside of the university.
  • Publishing activities began: 2010
  • Stage of publishing efforts: 3 - Established
  • Open access focus: Central to mission
  • Portion of Open Access publications: Most
  • Publishing Languages: English

Program Organization

  • Organization of publishing services: Centralized library publishing unit/department
  • Advisory/editorial board: No
  • Total staffing in Full Time Equivalents (FTE): 1.6
  • Individual people: 2
  • Funding sources: Library materials budget, Library operating budget

Publishing Activities

  • Conference papers and proceedings
  • Datasets
  • Electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs)


Top Publications:
  • The United Nation Convention on Contracts for the International Sales of Goods 1980 (CISG) An examination of the buyer’s remedy of avoidance under the CISG: How is the remedy interpreted, exercised and what are the consequences of avoidance? (Thesis)
  • Critical thinking in the context of group learning: A qualitative study of postgraduate accounting and finance students' perceptions (Thesis)
  • Has the introduction of the cycle to work scheme increased levels of cycling to work? (Conference paper)
  • Has the introduction of the cycle to work scheme increased levels of cycling to work? (Report)
  • The philosophy of competition law (Conference paper)


  • Internal partners:  Campus departments or programs
  • Other publishing entities administered by your library: No
  • Other publishing entities within your library’s parent institution: No
  • Program’s openness to working with external partners: Only work with internal partners
  • Types of publications should other publishers refer to your program: None
  • Part of a consortium which provides support for publishing? (e.g. platform, funding): No

Technologies & Services

Media Formats:
  • audio
  • data
  • images
  • multimedia
  • text
  • video
Software & Platforms:
  • EPrints

Additional Services:
  • author advisory - other
  • author advisory - copyright
  • ISBN registry
  • metadata
  • training
Digital Preservation Strategy:
  • Digital preservation services under discussion