Due to an upgrade of the IT network the following services will be
- unavailable on Saturday 1st April
- at risk on Sunday 2nd April
H Drive Access, S Drive Access, Access to MyApps, Thin Client Access,
Internet Access, Wi-Fi Access, IP Telephony
You will not be able to log on to PCs in the Library
You will be able to borrow and return books
Should you have any questions or concerns please contact the IT Helpdesk.
Welcome to the third monthly update on OpenAIR@RGU – RGU’s open access institutional repository. Please direct any queries to the team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We would like to remind researchers of our online guides, which give guidance on a variety of topics around Open Access, including:
The repository currently contains 2,068 records. Some examples of recent additions to the repository include the following outputs:
- http://hdl.handle.net/10059/2245 = DROUBI, M.G., FAISAL, N.H., ORR, F., STEEL, J.A. and EL-SHAIB, M. 2017. Acoustic emission method for defect detection and identification in carbon steel welded joints. Journal of Constructional Steel Research [online], 134, pages 28-37. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcsr.2017.03.012
- http://hdl.handle.net/10059/2244 = BANI, N.A., ABDUL-MALEK, Z., MOHD ARIS, S.A., JALIL, S.Z.A., MUHTAZARUDDIN, M.N., MAD KAIDI, H., RAHMAN, S.A.S.A., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., MAS’UD, A.A., ABU-BAKAR, S.H. and ARDILLA REY, J.A. 2016. Frequency dependence of electroluminescence measurement in LDPE. Presented at the International Conference on Electrical, Electronic, Communication and Control Engineering 2016 [ICEECC2016], 18-19 December 2016, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.
Each School currently has the following number of records on OpenAIR (research data is in a separate diagram):
This month, there have been a total of 6,472 downloads from OpenAIR. The most downloaded items include:
- http://hdl.handle.net/10059/198 = TOURISH, D. and HARGIE, O. 2004. Communication audits: building world class communication systems. In OLIVER, S. (ed.) Handbook of Corporate Communication and Public Relations: Pure and Applied. London: Routledge, pages 131-144. (132 downloads)
The most downloaded theses this month include:
- http://hdl.handle.net/10059/358 = VISWANATHAN, A. 2005. Using Orthogonal Arrays to Train Artificial Neural Networks. Robert Gordon University, MPhil thesis. (336 downloads)
- http://hdl.handle.net/10059/809 = SSENDI, L.B. 2013. Entrepreneurship Activities in Rural Tanzania: Understanding Women’s Micro Business. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis. (142 downloads)
- http://hdl.handle.net/10059/792 = ROBERTSON, D.M. 2012. Critical Thinking and Clinical Reasoning in New Graduate Occupational Therapists: a Phenomenological Study. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis. (54 downloads)
The above data was correct at the time of writing (28.03.2017).
We are pleased to advise that RefWorks have fixed the root cause of recent performance issues. Library users should now be able to export data from databases into RefWorks.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused during the problems today.
There are currently issues with the export of records from various databases to RefWorks. Staff at RefWorks are working to resolve these problems.
We apologise for any inconvenience and will advise when these issues have been fixed.
This week the library is running a number of sessions on Harvard Referencing, RefWorks and Finding Information for your assignments and dissertations. Take a look at the timetable and sign up here http://libguides.rgu.ac.uk/classes
If you can’t make it along to one of the scheduled sessions, don’t worry! We offer drop-in appointments at the main library in the Sir Ian Wood Building every morning and afternoon Mon-Fri. No need to sign up – just come along with your question. Drop-in times can be viewed here http://libguides.rgu.ac.uk/classes