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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.

UKRI Open Access Policy

Learn about the UKRI policy and how to access the UKRI block grant in order to fund APC payments to publish in gold open access journals.

Data Champions

Find out about the Data Champions programme, including details of events taking place throughout the year and how to contact Data Champions in your unit.

Training

Sign up for one of our online or face-to-face training sessions on a range of topics.

ORDO

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.

Checklists for new researchers

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

The Orb

Open Access Week 2020: Responsible Metrics, DORA, Open Access and Academic Career Advancement

We’re delighted to announce another event for Open Access Week! Join Dr Muriel Swijghuisen Reigersberg, Research Impact and Knowledge Exchange Senior Manager, RES for an online seminar:

Open Book Publishers #oaweek2020 Events and Releases

With Open Access (OA) week coming up we thought we would share some events, resources videos and blogs hosted by Open Book Publishing (OBP) that you may be interested in: EVENTS Q&A with Open

ORDO Upload Competition – Open Access Week 2020

Upload your data to ORDO this Open Access Week (19-26 October) to be in with a chance to win a £100 Amazon voucher! Contact us for more information.  

FREE Documentary Screening – OA Week

As part of Open Access Week 2020 we are hosting a livestream of Paywall: The Business of Scholarship documentary which will be followed by time for discussion. The focal points of the documentary

Developing a good online researcher presence, why and how?

Building a strong online researcher presence can be quite a daunting task so here are some tips to help you take on the challenge. Firstly it is important to know why it’s important to develop

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