Monthly Archives: May 2016

Cultivating ORCIDs

Yesterday Jisc organised an event on Cultivating ORCIDs in Birmingham. In Brum for @jisc @ORCID_Org event pic.twitter.com/IfnSiqyRKF — Chris Biggs (@seabee73) May 25, 2016 The OU is part of the Jisc ORCID consortia and we are busy integrating ORCIDs into … Continue reading

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Open Library of Humanities

It’s great news that The Open University has joined the Open Library of Humanities membership scheme. The Open Library of Humanities is an Open Access publisher that does not charge Article Processing Charges (APCs), rather is funded by the Andrew … Continue reading

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ORO Mediated deposit pilot – some conclusions

We recently conducted a short pilot of mediated deposit in ORO.  As outlined in a previous post we looked at adding ORO records to researcher user areas in ORO for them to check and deposit to the review queue. In total … Continue reading

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Workshop – “Finding and evaluating external scholarship literature”

Helen Clough and David Jenkins from the OU Library are presenting a workshop entitled “Finding and evaluating external scholarship literature” on Wednesday 25th May, 12:00 – 14:00 in the Michael Young Building, room 2 UPDATE – this workshop has been postponed due to … Continue reading

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Open Research Online – Quarterly Update

Please find below quarterly update for ORO Q3 2015/16.  Key headlines for the last quarter are: Increase in deposits on previous quarter and quarter 3 2014/15 Increase in Open Access items and items with Full text  Deposits 702 deposits over the … Continue reading

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Getting to grips with RDM

Yesterday I ran a workshop on research data management for research staff and students. The session generated lots of interesting discussion, especially around questions of ethics and the gaining of consent for data sharing; trying to anticipate what might be worth … Continue reading

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