Category Archives: Library research support

Helpful Project Planning – SAGE Research Methods

Hello, I’m back again with the fourth instalment of the SAGE Research Methods series and today we are going to focus on the Project Planner feature. The title is pretty self-explanatory but I’m going to explain how you can best use … Continue reading

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Open Book Publishers: Chat Drop-in Sessions on Open Access

Hello everyone, happy Wednesday! Open Book Publishers have been having a lot of success with their open access drop-in sessions and have released some more dates in the coming weeks. Session 2: This session will be Open Access book publishing: beyond … Continue reading

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Come and check out our new and improved website – Now Live!

Hello everyone, We are very pleased to announce that our updated website is officially live and we would love for you to head on over and take a look at some of the exciting features we’ve added. What’s New? Our brand … Continue reading

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Create your own reading list with SAGE Research Methods!

Hello, this is the third post in the SAGE Research Methods series and today I’m going to give you a run down on the reading list feature. Let’s start from the top with what a Reading List actually is. Reading … Continue reading

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How to map out your Research Methods… SAGE Research Methods

The first of four key elements of the SAGE Research Methods database is the ‘Methods Map’ which enables you to explore the research methods terrain, see how research fits together, find definitions of key terminology, and discover content that is … Continue reading

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“What every researcher needs” – SAGE Research Methods!

Did you know that at the OU, we have access to the Sage Research Methods database?! If you’re a researcher, now is definitely the time to be utilising the fantastic resources offered within this database. With no access to our … Continue reading

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Research 4.0: Research in the age of automation

On Monday, I was at the LIS-Bibliometrics 10th anniversary conference, “The Future of Research Evaluation”. Dr Steven Hill* and Prof James Wilsdon**, highlighted the rise of AI in research evaluation as a major trend in their keynotes. This is particularly significant … Continue reading

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FREE UKSG webinar – Research integrity 2020: New challenges for a new decade

April 27 2020 – 13:00 to 14:00 This webinar will give an overview of what research integrity is, why it’s important and new challenges faced by publishers to maintain research integrity in a fast-changing industry. The webinar will focus on … Continue reading

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New Training for the New Year 2020!

We’ll be delivering some training over the next few months on a range of topics, including: how to claim your research publications, managing and sharing research data, and academic profiles.  Something there for everyone, we hope! All will be recorded, so if you … Continue reading

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Data Without Borders

Our new lunchtime Data Seminar series continues later this month with Data Without Borders, Thursday 30th January, 12.30 – 13.30. We have three researchers with a breadth of experience in managing data in collaborative environments, both cross-institutionally and internationally, who … Continue reading

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