Monthly Archives: November 2016

ORO Faculty Reports 2015-16

We’ve produced some Faculty Reports for the University Year 2015-16 based on the new Faculty structure. We’ve been able to report at School level which shows some interesting detail in both the downloads and deposits in the last University year … Continue reading

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HEFCE Open Access Policy – Update

Earlier this week HEFCE updated their Open Access policy. It had been expected that the time frame for deposit to a repository would shift from 3 months of first online publication to 3 months of acceptance from 1st April 2017 … Continue reading

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Statista – a statistics portal with market and consumer data from over 600 industries

We would like to bring your attention to Statista, a statistics portal where OU researchers can easily find and use market and consumer data from over 600 industries. The OU Library has a subscription to this resource and users can … Continue reading

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Getting to grips with Research Data Management; training workshop 1st November 2016

  Today I ran a training session for research staff and doctoral students on research data management. The slides are stored on slideshare: click on the link below the image Getting to grips with Research Data Management from Wendy Mears … Continue reading

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“Open Research for Academics” – lessons learned

I went to Open Research for Academics: A Workshop and Hackathon on Saturday. It was a really useful event that examined all aspects of openness in academia except open access publishing. Here are my main takeaways: Journalists and style guides … Continue reading

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