OpenAIR@RGU: Institutional Repository Policy

Repository Policy

An Institutional Repository Policy for OpenAIR@RGU is published today online. The Policy sets out the scope of the repository for RGU research outputs, the submission and curation processes and arrangements for withdrawal of content from the repository were circumstances met that would require it. The Policy may be viewed and downloaded from this link.

Resource Spotlight: Journal of Pharmacy Practice

This is part of a series of spotlights on resources available from the RGU library service.


The Journal of Pharmacy Practice is a “peer-reviewed journal that offers practicing pharmacists in-depth useful reviews and research trials and surveys of new drugs and novel therapeutic approaches, pharmacotherapy reviews and controversies, pharmacokinetics, drug interactions, drug administration, adverse drug events, medication safety, pharmacy education, and other pharmacy practice topics”.

Some recent articles are:

The Redesign of a Community Pharmacy Internship Program
Written by Anthony J. Pattin et al. Published in 2016 in volume 29, issue 3, pp. 224-227.

Pharmacists as Members of the Rapid Response Team
Written by Christine M. Groth and Nicole M. Acquisto. Published in 2016 in volume 29, issue 2, pp. 116-120.

Critical Review and Update on the Treatment of Acute and Chronic Pulmonary Embolism
Written by Nancy L. Shapiro and Snehal H. Bhatt. Published in 2016 in volume 29, issue 1, pp. 35-45.

RGU library service provides access to this journal online from 2000 to the present day from Sage. To take a look at the online journal you can always get access to it from the library’s journal list, simply follow the link, search for the journal, and follow the link to get access.

Downtime for Emerald database on Tuesday 7th June


We have  been advised of upcoming maintenance on Emerald database this week:

The work is scheduled to take place on Tuesday 7 June 2016, beginning at 08:00 GMT – lasting for up to 12 hours.

And they state that functions such as: search, registration, alert subscriptions etc. will be unavailable during this time prompting a notification that “site functionality is temporary unavailable”.