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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

Automated ORO deposit – Jisc Publications Router

Jisc Publications Router

We have integrated the Jisc Publications Router service into ORO.  This means that bibliographic information (and some full

Planning for Research Data Management: workshop slides

Yesterday I ran a session on Planning for Research Data Management as part of the Core Skills series.

We talked about the current RDM landscape and looked

Research Data Resolutions

At the end of January we held our Research Data Resolutions event, where we invited researchers and anyone who supports research at the OU

Online training – Data sharing: How, what and why?

Yesterday I ran an online training session on sharing research data. This session covered:

  • Data sharing policies
  • Benefits of data sharing
  • Data repositories