On campus access to OGEL fixed

We are pleased to report that the on campus access issue reported in this post has now been resolved.

We apologise for the inconvenience and if you have any issues regarding resource access please contact library@rgu.ac.uk.

And just a reminder that the username and password for off campus access to OGEL has been updated.

To get the new details please email the library at library@rgu.ac.uk. 

OGEL: on campus access problems and new password for off campus access

We are currently experiencing problems with access to OGEL (Oil, Gas & Energy Law) when on campus.

We have reported this to the company and are working to resolve the problem. We apologise for the incovenience and will update when we know more.

In addition the username and password for off campus access to OGEL has been updated.

To get the new details please email the library at library@rgu.ac.uk. 

OpenAIR@RGU – monthly update (no.5 – May 2017)


Welcome to the fifth monthly update on OpenAIR@RGU – RGU’s open access institutional repository. Please direct any queries to the team at publications@rgu.ac.uk.


The repository currently contains 2,168 records. Some examples of recent additions to the repository include the following outputs:

  • http://hdl.handle.net/10059/2335 = ALSAAD, D., ALOBAIDLY, S., ABDULROUF, P., THOMAS, B., AHMED, A., ALHAIL, M. 2017. Misoprostol for miscarriage management in a woman with previous five cesarean deliveries: a case report and literature review. Therapeutics and Clinical Risk Management [online], 13, pages 625-627. Available from: https://doi.org/10.2147/TCRM.S132294

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 6,817 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. (128 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. (445 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. (170 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. (94 downloads)

The above data was correct at the time of writing (30.05.2017).