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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

ORO Annual Report 2016-17

The ORO Annual Report compiles some key information about ORO.  It provides both a snapshot of its performance and also provides some useful trend data.

Training Offer: Research Data Management

We’re running a training session on ‘Practical strategies for research data management’ on Monday 6th November 2017.

Introduction to Mendeley training overview

On Wednesday, Isabel and I delivered some training for research students giving an introduction to Mendeley which is a popular reference management tool. The handout for the session can be found

Introduction to EndNote training overview

Today  I ran some training for research students giving an introduction to EndNote Basic. EndNote Basic is a web-based reference management software programme which enables you to manage your