Monthly Archives: April 2015

Top 5 reasons to use ORO

Inspired by Isabel’s “Share and share alike: Top 5 reasons to share your research data” post I’ve come up with my own “Top 5 reasons to use ORO”.  As is the custom, in reverse order… 5. Maintain your academic profile. … Continue reading

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New metadata fields in ORO

We’ve made 2 new metadata fields live in ORO; Date of Acceptance & Date of First Availability. These fields are available for Journal Articles and Conference Items.  We’ve built these new fields so that we can comply with HEFCE’s requirements … Continue reading

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Share and share alike: Top 5 reasons to share your research data!

Recently, there has been an explosion of interest in data sharing: funders, universities and governments have been creating policies and advocating the importance of making data available alongside research publications to validate results and encourage re-use. If you’re not sharing … Continue reading

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ORO Downloads & Benchmarking

Up until recently I used to email monthly benchmarking of ORO  to members of the research community here at the OU.  I still think it’s useful to see how we are doing so I’m going to post some figures here and … Continue reading

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