Monthly Archives: August 2016

ORO Annual Report

The end of the University year is the time to publish the Annual Report from the Institutional Repository.  The main headlines are: Increase in all deposits and downloads on 2014-15 Steep increase in full text deposits (representing embargoed papers) on 2014-15 … Continue reading

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Repository Downloads and Site Visits

In July 2016 44,215 items were downloaded from ORO this compares to 48,009 in June and 62,084 in May.  Downloads (and site visits) decline over the summer months and match the academic year with greater activity during term time and … Continue reading

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ORO July Downloads

The Top 50 Downloads for July are below.  It’s the first month we’ve recorded this against the new faculty structure – we can see Faculty affiliations and where (currently) available School affiliations.  We’ll have to work this out a bit in … Continue reading

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Using ORO for Learning and Teaching

The focus for ORO remains the dissemination of OU research outputs to the widest possible audience.  However, there is a use for ORO that we sometimes forget: ORO can be an Open Access resource bank for module production. When she was … Continue reading

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