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Data about St Andrews Open data

It has been a while, since we stepped back and had a look at what we have collected in our research data repository in St Andrews. So, what has happened since February 2018? We have now recorded a total of 1642 dataset records in Pure and linked these up with other information we hold there.…

19 February 2019Uncategorized

Distinguish yourself with an #ORCID iD

What is ORCID? ORCID is an independent non-profit organization that provides a persistent identifier – an ORCID iD – that distinguishes you from other researchers and a mechanism for linking your research outputs and activities to your iD. ORCID is integrated into many systems used by publishers, funders, institutions, and other research-related services. Over 5…

14 August 2018Uncategorized

Deposit of data underpinning theses, #lovedata18

In our last post to mark Love Data Week 2018 we summarise the work done towards the deposit of data underpinning theses. It is almost a year ago that the Research Data Management (RDM) team began work on a process for the deposit of data underpinning PhD theses. The project is in close collaboration with…

16 February 2018Uncategorized

We now have over 50,000 research outputs in Pure!

In this post we look behind the scenes into how we capture publications in order to achieve Open Access... Celebratory tiramisu Yes, the pudding is correct, we now have over 50,000 publications records in Pure! At the University of St Andrews we u...

3 October 2017Uncategorized

Open Access is here! Make sure you are ready

Open Access is now an essential feature of scholarly communications. As well as maximising visibility of the University’s research outputs, Open Access is now a requirement of many funders. It is also critical for ensuring eligibility for submission ...

28 March 2016Uncategorized

From darkness to the light: raising the visibility of St Andrews research on the internet

"That’s why I filed the paper into PURE – the system does a great job of making materials widely visible." Dr Philip Roscoe, Reader, School of Management PURE and Research@StAndrews:FullText have served as the University's research information system and Open Access repository for a number of years. As the mechanisms for curating and surfacing the University's

11 March 2015Uncategorized

Looking ahead to the next REF

The results for the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) are due in this week, but work is already well under way to prepare for the next one! What is the REF? The REF is a system for assessing the quality and impact of research outputs by UK High...

16 December 2014Uncategorized

4000 items milestone: Featured researcher: Dr Tomasz Kamusella, School of History

Tomasz is a frequent depositor in our research information system, Pure and, as an author of foreign language publications, often helps Library staff interpret their copyright. In the last of our blogs to mark 4000 items in Research@StAndrews:FullText...

11 September 2014Uncategorized

Workshop on Open Access for St Andrews staff

Do you want a better understanding of what open access means for you? Do you need to know how to comply with your funders' requirements for open access? Would you like an understanding of how using PURE relates to open access publications? Why not sig...

1 May 2014Uncategorized

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