Author Archives: Isabel Chadwick

About Isabel Chadwick

Research Data Management Librarian at the Open University.

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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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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