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Library satisfaction survey – have your say

The University Library is currently running a survey to find our what you think about our services. The survey should only take around 5 minutes to complete, and you could win a £200 Amazon gift card. Questions are…

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…

Behind the scenes with the OA team

In this post we’ll look behind the scenes at the University’s Open Access team. And we will follow this up with posts introducing the individual members of the team. Most of the work we do behind the scenes is…

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…

Knowledge Exchange on the costs of Open Access

The cost of Open Access isn’t a late-breaking field. In 2014 a cost of £9.2m for UK research organisations to achieve RCUK Open Access compliance was quoted [1]. This is in addition to the millions paid to publishers…

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…