Author Archives: Isabel Chadwick

About Isabel Chadwick

Research Data Management Librarian at the Open University.

Focus on RDM tools: DMPOnline

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

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Come and see us tomorrow in Gass Z101

As part of our Mobile Library Research Support service, tomorrow (20th July) Chris and I will be in Room Z101 in Gass from 10-12. Please drop by to say hello, try one of our biscuits, find out what the Library Research Support … Continue reading

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Mobile Library Research Support

Over the coming weeks we have decided to leave our desks and set up a mobile one-stop-shop for 1:1 support on: Research Data Management Open Access Publishing ORCIDs Open Research Online (ORO) Open Research Data Online (ORDO) Bibliometrics Researcher Profiles/Visibility (e.g. academia.edu … Continue reading

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Celebrate the Year of Open at The Open University

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Celebrate #YearOfOpen at The Open University You may be aware that 2017 is #YearOfOpen … a 365 day celebration of open education and the anniversary of a number of key milestones in its development, including  the Cape Town Declaration, 15 years since the … Continue reading

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Getting to grips with Research Data Management

Yesterday I held a workshop for research staff and students on Research Data Management. As always this was an excellent opportunity for researchers to share their own experiences of data management and exchange tips (and grievances!). In particular there was … Continue reading

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ORDO on tour… on your desktop!

ORDO online drop-in: Tuesday 23rd May 14.30-15.00 As part of our ORDO on Tour series of events, we have arranged an online drop-in session at 14.30 on Tuesday 23rd May for any research staff or students who would like to find out … Continue reading

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New Library Research Support website

We’re pleased to announce that we have recently launched a new website for Library Research Support services. This new site covers information on: Research Data Management Open Access publishing Researcher visibility Bibliometrics ORCID ORO ORDO You can access the new … Continue reading

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Training for postgraduate research students

This morning I ran a session for research students on research data management. The aim of the session was to go away with an outline of a data management plan to discuss with supervisors. The session was well attended and … Continue reading

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Have you got your licence?

I’ve recently been helping some colleagues in the Science faculty to put together a Data Management Plan for the EU funded Europlanet project (see my recent post for more information on the EU Horizon 2020 open data pilot). One of the issues … Continue reading

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