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Welcome to Library Research Support

The OU Library Research Support team can help you manage your research profile and disseminate your publications and data, enabling you to meet University and funder requirements.

ORCID

Sign up with ORCID to ensure you get credit for your work and save time managing your information

How can I use bibliometrics?

Learn how you can use quantitative measures to help demonstrate the impact of research

Open Research Data Online

Publish your research data in ORDO to get a citable permanent web link for your data; share live research data using ORDO’s collaborative workspaces.

Open Research Online

Increase the visibility of your research publications by adding them to ORO; The Open University’s Institutional Repository

The Orb

Practical Strategies for Research Data Management: workshop slides

This morning, I ran a session on Practical Strategies for Research Data Management, where we talked about the basics of research data management, including options for data

REF 2021 Open Access Policy – explanatory video

We have produced a new video outlining HEFCE’s open access policy for REF2021, including details of the changes HEFCE implemented as of

Event for authors and researchers – Explore open access books

Springer Nature is holding a multidisciplinary event on Monday 23 April in London during Academic Book Week, exploring how open access books can help authors make the most out of their research.

Training Offer: Research Data Management

We’re running a repeat of our training session on ‘Practical strategies for research data management’ on Thursday 19th April 2018, 10:00 to 11:30.

Applying for AHRC funding? Get to know your DMP

The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) has changed how it wants funding applicants to tell them how they will