Monthly Archives: November 2015

Reduced Article Processing Charges

Due to the various institutional subscriptions we have with academic publishers, several off-setting deals are now available to OU researchers who wish to publish Gold Open Access. Springer OU researchers publishing in Springer can get articles published Gold at no … Continue reading

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Training opportunity: Getting to grips with Open Access Publishing

  Getting to Grips with Open Access Publishing 8th December 2015 from 2.00 – 3:30 pm Seminar Rooms 1&2, 2nd Floor, Library   Increasingly, researchers are expected to publish their outputs by open access to satisfy the requirements of the research … Continue reading

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October top downloads from ORO, referrals and social media

Top 15 Downloads for October are below – some are regulars but some new ones tell a story! During Open Access week I was asked which social media channels drive traffic to ORO the most.  I rather dismissively said that the … Continue reading

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Getting to grips with RDM

This morning I ran a workshop on Research Data Management for research staff and students. As usual, the topic generated lots of interesting discussion, and it was a great opportunity for researchers to talk through their data management issues with colleagues. … Continue reading

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Keep your eyes on the Horizon (2020)

This week I met with 2 research teams who are embarking on projects within the EU’s Horizon 2020 funding stream to talk about research data management and sharing. A novelty for Horizon 2020 is the introduction of a research data … Continue reading

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Training opportunity: Getting to Grips with Research Data Management

Early Bird Seminar: Getting to Grips with Research Data Management Tuesday 10th November 2015: 9.30-11.00 Library Seminar Rooms 1 and 2     Whether you’re conducting interviews, collecting samples, creating software or analyzing texts, your research data is a valuable asset which … Continue reading

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