IT Research providers used

Ashraaf Haque made this Freedom of Information request to University of Manchester

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Dear University of Manchester,

What IT Research providers are you using for your IT Services department, Academic Staff and Students?
Do you have a subscription with Gartner?
How much do you pay annually for this subscription?
When does this subscription end?
When are the budgets released for University Library E-Resources?
What month are the subscription packages for E-Resources signed up for?
Who makes the decision to acquire, is it Library or IT Services?

Yours faithfully,

Ash Haque

Mary Clare, University of Manchester

Dear Mr Haque

I acknowledge receipt of your request under section 1(1) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

I confirm that I am today contacting the relevant department at The University of Manchester with details of your request and will contact you as soon as I receive a response.

Regards

Mary Clare

Records Officer
Records Management Office
The University of Manchester
Room 1.028
John Owens Building
Oxford Road
Manchester
M13 9PL
Tel: 0161 275 5782
Email: [email address]

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Mary Clare, University of Manchester

Dear Mr Haque

Further to your request under section 1(1) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I have been asked to seek clarification from you as follows:

Please explain the first part of the sentence of your request, "What IT Research providers are you using for your IT Services department, Academic Staff and Students"

What do you mean by 'IT Research providers'?

On receipt of your clarification, I will continue to process your request.

Regards

Mary Clare

Records Officer
Records Management Office
The University of Manchester
Room 1.028
John Owens Building
Oxford Road
Manchester
M13 9PL
Tel: 0161 275 5782
Email: [email address]

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Dear Mary Clare,

The university has various e-resources.

For students studying in the discipline of Information Technology I was wondering what resources are used. For instance many Universities are using Gartner or InfoTech.

Yours sincerely,

Ashraaf Haque

Mary Clare, University of Manchester

Dear Mr Haque

Thank you for your response which I will pass on to the person providing the response to your request.

Regards

Mary Clare

Records Officer
Records Management Office
The University of Manchester
Room 1.028
John Owens Building
Oxford Road
Manchester
M13 9PL
Tel: 0161 275 5782
Email: [email address]

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Mary Clare, University of Manchester

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Dear Mr Haque
 
Further to your request under section 1(1) of the Freedom of Information
Act 2000, please see below the responses from The University of Manchester
beneath each part of your request.
 
Part 1:  What IT Research providers are you using for your IT services
Department, Academic Staff and Students?  Do you have a subscription with
Gartner?
 
Our response:  Yes, IT Services have a subscription with Gartner
 
Part 2:  How much do you pay annually for this subscription?
 
Our response:  Yes but we are refusing this information.  Please see
attached word documents which is a Refusal Notice issued under section 17
of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 with the application of the
exemption provided under section 43(2) of the Act.  The reasons for our
refusal, your right to appeal against our decision and your further right
to appeal to the Information Commissioner’s Office are included in the
Refusal Notice.
 
Part 3:  When does the subscription end?
 
Our response:  31 July 2018
 
Part 4:  When are the budgets released for University Library E-Resources?
 
Our Response:  Budgets are set for each financial year starting at the 1
August and ending at the 31 July each financial year.
 
Part 5:  What month are the subscription packages for E-Resources signed
up for?
 
Our response:  From 1 August
 
Part 6:  Who makes the decision to acquire, is it Library or IT Services?
 
Our response:  The University’s Library in collaboration with Schools /
Academics
 
Regards
 
Mary Clare
 
Records Officer
Records Management Office
The University of Manchester
Room 1.028
John Owens Building
Oxford Road
Manchester
M13 9PL
Tel: 0161 275 5782
Email: [1][email address]
 
 
 
 
 
 

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