Category Archives: Research Data Management

ORDO monthly online drop-ins

Did you know, on the first Thursday of every month between 14.00 and 15.00 we run an online drop-in for ORDO, our research data repository? We’re here to help, whether you’re interested in using ORDO but not sure where to … Continue reading

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Research data sharing: ensuring greater research integrity?

You may have read in the news recently about a scandal concerning the doctoring of research data within a lab run by a top UK academic. Earlier this month UCL released details of the inquiries into misconduct, which were undertaken … Continue reading

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ORDO best practice #2 Archiving a website

Continuing my series on best practice in ORDO, this time I’m going to trumpet The Robert Minter Collection: https://doi.org/10.21954/ou.rd.7258499.v1 which was deposited by Trevor Herbert in December 2018. According to the ORDO record: This is a copy of the data … Continue reading

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Call for Data Champions!

The Library is launching a new Data Champions programme, and we are looking for PGR students and staff who are interested in taking part. What would this involve? Data Champions are expected to: Lead by example – make data open (via … Continue reading

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ORDO best practice #1 Documenting data

Over the coming months I’m going to focus on some examples of best practice on ORDO. The creators of all the items in this series will receive a reusable Figshare coffee cup as way of thanks and congratulations. The first series of items I’m … Continue reading

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Upcoming training from the Research Support team

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

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Data Conversation – talking with researchers about open data

A couple of weeks ago we held an informal event for researchers to share their experiences and knowledge of working with research data. The idea was to hear from researchers about how they work and what’s important to them, away … Continue reading

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Training offer: Making your research data open

There are spaces available on our training session ‘Making your research data open‘ on Tuesday (27th November 2018), 10:00 to 11:30. In this session we will look at why, how, what and when to share data: Why should you share your data? We’ll discuss the benefits … Continue reading

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Practical Strategies for Research Data Management: workshop slides

Yesterday I ran a session on Practical Strategies for Research Data Management, where we talked about the basics of research data management, including options for data storage and organising data. We also looked at how to write a data management plan using … Continue reading

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