In early August, after seemingly never-ending preparations, meetings, and putting together of guidance and process reviews, the Open Research team were able to go live with our brand new services on Worktribe. The Outputs module and the new repository platform for Durham Research Online will allow us to support our academic colleagues right through their research process – from ensuring researchers are compliant with requirements from the University and their funding bodies when they have research accepted for publication, to making that research as widely accessible as possible, often to people who may not be able to access it otherwise.Continue reading “Durham Research Online’s new home: Worktribe Outputs”
In the next of our series introducing members of staff, #DULibIntroducing meets Repository Coordinator Martin Gleghorn.
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Martin Gleghorn, Repository Coordinator. Which means I coordinate the repository… Alongside the legend that is Kelly Hetherington, and working as part of the Scholarly Communications team, I help look after the University’s open access repository, Durham Research Online. Day-to-day, this involves a lot of liaising with academic staff, providing training for whoever might need it, advocating for open access research more generally, working with metadata, and – ultimately – making sure that the research being published at Durham is as widely accessible as physically possible. I’m also one of the people behind the @DROdurham twitter account, which we use to promote that research.Continue reading “#DULibIntroducing Martin Gleghorn”