Library Drop-in at Gray’s!

Good news for Gray’s students – starting this week, library staff will be on site at Gray’s School of Art to help you find information for your assignments and dissertations, provide assistance with referencing and answer any other library related questions.

You will find us in room GA30 on Thursday 27th February from 1.30pm to 5pm.

This is a drop-in service so no need to book in advance – just turn up with your questions and someone from the library will be there to assist. We look forward to seeing you there!

Find out more at https://library.rgu.ac.uk/classes

ASME Digital Collection access problems resolved

We are pleased to report that the access problems for the ASME Digital Collection reported here are now fixed and full text can be accessed again.

We apologise for the inconvenience this caused and please get in touch if you have any further problems by emailing us at library@rgu.ac.uk.

ASME Digital Collection access problems

We are sorry to report we are currently having problems with the ASME Digital Collection database.

While we can still access the database we are unable to get access to the full text of any articles or conference papers.

We have reported this to the company and will update once we know more. We are very sorry for the problems this is causing.

OpenAIR@RGU – monthly update (no.37 – January 2020)

Welcome to the latest update on RGU’s open access institutional repository, OpenAIR. If you have any suggestions for things that you would like to see in these monthly updates, or if you have any questions about the repository service, please get in touch with the Publications Team.

News

We are currently offering one-to-one sessions for researchers on how to capture outputs on Worktribe. If you are interested in having one of these sessions and have not yet heard from us, please e-mail the team to arrange an appointment.

Content

OpenAIR currently contains 3635 outputs. Some examples of recent additions to the repository include the following:

  • https://rgu-repository.worktribe.com/output/841657 = STERN, C., LIZARONDO, L., CARRIER, J., GODFREY, C., REIGER, K., SALMOND, S., APOSTOLO, J., KIRKPATRICK, P. and LOVEDAY, H. [2020]. Methodological guidance for the conduct of mixed methods systematic reviews. JBI evidence synthesis [online], (accepted).

Each School is currently linked to the following number of outputs on OpenAIR:

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Aberdeen Business School – 554
Gray’s School of Art – 241
Law School – 163
School of Applied Social Studies – 134
School of Computing and Digital Media – 473
School of Creative and Cultural Business – 446
School of Engineering – 521
School of Health Sciences – 163
School of Nursing and Midwifery – 250
School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences – 557
Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment – 258
Other departments – 21

Downloads

Last month, in December, there were a total of 2348 downloads from OpenAIR. The most-downloaded items were:

The above data were gathered on 29.01.2020.