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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

Student Dissertations in ORO

We are very pleased to have recently added some third level student dissertations to ORO.  They are for the History module “A329 –

If ORO was a drink.. what would it be?

I recently attended the Playful Learning conference at Manchester.  The conference introduced me to a variety of playful strategies to use

ORDO online drop-in tomorrow

Our monthly online drop-in session for ORDO is tomorrow, Tuesday 7th August, 11:30 – 12:30.

Official NVivo tutorials on YouTube

The makers of NVivo, the qualitative data analysis software, provide numerous playlists of official tutorials about their product

A roundup of free online training

There have been a few new, free online training resources for researchers released lately, so we thought with summer here it would be worth a roundup.

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