Monthly Archives: October 2016

Roundup of “Metrics: what they are and how to use them”

Chris and I delivered a session entitled “Metrics: what they are and how to use them” today as part of the Research Career Development Programme at the OU. It was really enjoyable and we got some great engagement from the … Continue reading

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Research students – welcome and reference management training

We just wanted to say a huge welcome to new research students who are starting at the OU. Good luck with your studies and we hope you have a great time! If you’re not already familiar with them, learning reference … Continue reading

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Open Access Week 2016

The 9th Global Open Access Week is held between October 24th to 30th, the theme this year is “Open in Action”. Library Services is marking Open Access Week with 3 events, all sessions are open to all.   Open Research Data … Continue reading

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Social Media, Open Access and the Institutional Repository

The impact of engaging with social media in conjunction with Open Access papers in a repository is not new and was perhaps first illustrated by Melissa Terras back in 2012 in her blog post Is blogging and tweeting about research papers worth … Continue reading

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