Author Archives: Isabel Chadwick

About Isabel Chadwick

Research Support Librarian at the Open University. I look after ORDO, the institutional research data repository and provide guidance and training on all thing research data related.

Connecting ORDO to Github

Are you a researcher who develops software? Do you use Github? Did you know you can connect your Github account with ORDO? This will enable you to import items from Github to ORDO  thereby assigning them a DOI to enable … Continue reading

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Adding your ORCiD to ORDO

Did you know that as well as linking ORO to ORCiD you can also link your ORCiD with your ORDO profile? This will add all your datasets in ORDO (and anywhere else that uses a DataCite DOI) to ORCiD. This … Continue reading

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Online training – Working with research data

Yesterday I ran an online training session on working with research data. This session covered: how good data management can help you information security data storage options file management file naming working with sensitive data Please find below the slides from … Continue reading

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Online training: Writing successful data management plans

Last Friday I ran the first in our series of online training sessions. This morning’s session focused on Data Management Plans. If you were unable to attend, here are the slides and a recording of the session is available on YouTube. Writing … Continue reading

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You asked, we delivered: online training

We are regularly asked if we can deliver our training sessions online to research staff and students who don’t work at Walton Hall and can’t make it onto campus. In order to satisfy this demand we have arranged a series … Continue reading

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New online training resource for social scientists

The new CESSDA Expert tour guide on Data Management has been put together by a group of experts in research data management from across Europe who make up CESSDA – the Consortium of European Social Science Data Archives. This consortium … Continue reading

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Making your research data open: training slides

This morning I ran a new session on making research data open, which was attended by researchers and research support staff from across the university. The session involved lots of lively discussion, particularly regarding the ethical issues involved with sharing … Continue reading

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Training opportunity: Making your research data open

Making your data open, Friday 8th December 10-11.30, Research Meeting Room (Library 2nd floor) There are still spaces available on next week’s training session Making your Data Open. In this session we will look at the hows, whats and whys … Continue reading

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Focus on RDM tools: ORDO

The OU offers a range of tools and services which are designed to help researchers plan, manage, work with and share their research data. In these blogposts I’m going to focus on a few of these tools and services, including … Continue reading

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Focus on RDM tools: data storage options

The OU offers a range of tools and services which are designed to help researchers plan, manage, work with and share their research data. In these blogposts I’m going to focus on a few of these tools and services, including … Continue reading

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