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Welcome to Library Research Support

The Library Services 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

Checklists for new researchers

If you are new to the Open University, these checklists highlight Library advice, information and resources available to you.

Contact the Library Services Research Support team

Contact the Library Research Support team

The Orb

What are responsible metrics?

“Responsible metrics” refers to the ethical and appropriate use of citation-based metrics (e.g.

ORCID Training

An ORCID is a 16 digit persistent identifier for researchers and contributors.  It’s purpose is to:

(1) disambiguate researchers with like names in any system (e.g. Web of

ORDO best practice #1 Documenting data

Over the coming months I’m going to focus on some examples of best practice on

Shut Up and Write sessions for postgraduate researchers (PGRs)

Library Services are starting Shut Up and Write sessions for postgraduate researchers (PGRs) on campus in Milton Keynes*. Sessions

Connecting ORDO to Github

Are you a researcher who develops software? Do you use Github?

Did you know you can connect your Github account with