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What is e-space

e-space is Manchester Metropolitan University’s research repository. It provides a permanent record of the intellectual outputs of the University to maximise the visibility, usage and impact of this research over the Web whilst adhering to best practice and standards.

It contains a wealth of multidisciplinary mainly peer-reviewed journal articles and also book chapters, conference papers, artworks, performances, reports and datasets. It is also home to PhD theses awarded at Manchester Met. 

Many of the research outputs in e-space are open access, which means free and immediate access of the full text without the need to login. More information on open access is in the guide below.

 

Benefits of e-space

As a researcher, adding your outputs to e-space has benefits:

  • Your work is read more
  • Your work is cited more
  • Your work has more impact
  • Your work is properly backed up and protected against loss or corruption

e-space Content Management Guidance

Aim

e-space is Manchester Metropolitan University’s research repository. It provides a permanent record of the intellectual outputs of the University to maximise the visibility, discoverability, usage and impact of this research over the Web whilst adhering to best practice and standards.

Content

e-space contains:

  • Articles – accepted and published versions
  • Books
  • Book sections
  • Conference items – papers, posters and presentations
  • Theses – higher degree
  • Artefacts
  • Audio
  • Images
  • Video
  • Compositions
  • Exhibitions
  • Patents
  • Monographs or Reports
  • Other – academic blogs, editorials, book reviews, magazine/news articles
  • Data

e-space will not contain:

  • Preprints
  • Undergraduate or taught Masters theses and dissertations

Scope

e-space contains:

  • both peer-reviewed and non peer-reviewed outputs
  • records without full-text
  • permanently embargoed publications
  • publications by researchers from previous institutions

A publication record will identify:

  • The version
  • Date
  • Publication status
  • Peer-review status
  • Permanent link if available

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