Category Archives: Library research support

Keeping up-to-date with BrowZine!

If you haven’t heard of BrowZine yet you need to check this out! BrowZine is a website designed to allow you to browse scholarly journals from different publishers all in one place! What more could you want? This is the … Continue reading

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On your marks, get set…write!

To help writers stuck in a rut under lock-down, Prolifiko are currently offering free places on their 7 day writing sprint club – a  structured programme that helps you supercharge a piece of writing over a week. Whether you’re stuck … Continue reading

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Creative Commons

Getting to know Creative Commons licences is important when choosing to reuse images or other content in your research outputs, whether they are journal articles, posters, or presentations. Here’s a handy guide to the suite of Creative Commons licences to help you … Continue reading

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ORO Refresh Now Live!

Following on from our blog post last week, the changes to ORO are now complete and are now live. Check out the new look! The Library has been working on refreshing ORO and its appearance and these changes have been … Continue reading

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Find out if you can publish Gold at no extra cost!

Due to the various institutional subscriptions we have with academic publishers, several offsetting deals are now available to OU researchers who wish to publish Gold Open Access (where the final journal article is immediately freely available to read and download … Continue reading

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EThOS Survey

Hello everyone, The British Library are running a very short survey to help them gain an understanding of how people use the EThOS thesis service. They are particularly interested in how front end users – researchers of all kinds – … Continue reading

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ORO Refresh

The Library has been working on refreshing ORO and its appearance will be updated on the week commencing the 13th July. ORO may be unavailable for short periods during this time. This refresh has been undertaken to improve responsiveness and … Continue reading

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Online Training Session on Sage Research Methods

Calling all researchers! We’re running a webinar to give you the low down on the Sage Research Methods database and how it can enhance your research project no matter what stage you’re at. What will be covered? A brief introduction … Continue reading

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Which Stats Test? SAGE Research Methods

Hello and happy Thursday everyone! Today is the final instalment of the SAGE Research Methods blog post series and we will be focusing on the Stats Test tool. This tool is designed to help researchers figure out which statistical test … Continue reading

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Free Kings Open Research Conference

On the 11th June 2020 Kings College London are hosting their Inaugural Open Research Conference online, and it is open to all (internal and external)! The conference will consist of a series of talks and a roundtable discussion, world renowned … Continue reading

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