OpenAIR@RGU – monthly update (no.41 – May 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 hope that everyone is staying home, staying safe and staying well during the pandemic. We have suspended our training sessions on the use of Worktribe until access to campus facilities has been restored. All other repository services are operating as usual, though we apologise for any additional delays while the Publications Team do our best to work from home.

Content

OpenAIR currently contains 3845 outputs. Some examples of recent additions to the repository include the following:

  • https://rgu-repository.worktribe.com/output/887924 = SAUNDERS, F. R., GREGORY, J. S., PAVLOVA, A. V., MUTHURI, S. G., HARDY, R. J., MARTIN, K. R., BARR, R.J., ADAMS, J.E., KUH, D., ASPDEN, R.M., COOPER, R. and IRELAND, A. [2020]. Motor development in infancy and spine shape in early old age: findings from a British birth cohort study. Journal of Orthopaedic Research [online], Early View. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/jor.24656
  • https://rgu-repository.worktribe.com/output/918078 = ELLIS, P.E., BARRON, G.A., and BERMANO, G. [2020]. Adipocytokines and their relationship to endometrial cancer risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Gynecologic Oncology [online], (accepted).

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

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Aberdeen Business School – 572
Gray’s School of Art – 253
Law School – 172
School of Applied Social Studies – 142
School of Computing and Digital Media – 510
School of Creative and Cultural Business – 459
School of Engineering – 566
School of Health Sciences – 173
School of Nursing and Midwifery – 270
School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences – 601
Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment – 269
Other departments – 19

Downloads

Last month, in April, there were a total of 3041 downloads from OpenAIR. The most-downloaded items were:

The above data were gathered on 27.05.2020.

Technical issue with reading lists system – security warnings

We are aware that our reading list system is currently producing security warnings on web browsers – we are in contact with our system supplier to resolve this problem as soon as possible. In the meantime, if you require assistance please contact us at library@rgu.ac.uk and we apologise for any inconvenience.

Temporary access to additional resources spotlight: EBSCO Harvard Business Review Press Collection

One of the major resources which we have been given temporary free online access to response to the Covid-19 outbreak is the EBSCO Harvard Business Review Press Collection. It includes titles from HBR Press and covers topics such as: communication, decision-making, economics, entrepreneurship, finance, leadership, marketing, personnel management, strategic planning and more.

This resource will only be available until the 31st May 2020 so we wanted to highlight it so you all have chance to access the database and investigate what is on offer.

To access the EBSCO Harvard Business Review Press Collection go to this web page: Temporary access to additional online resources.

 

Temporary access to additional resources spotlight: Oxford Law Trove

One of the major resources which we have been given temporary free online access to response to the Covid-19 outbreak is Oxford Law Trove which gives access to around 200 law eBooks on a variety of subjects.

This resource will only be available until the 31st May 2020 so we wanted to highlight it so you all have chance to access the database and investigate what is on offer.

To access Oxford Law Trove go to this web page: Temporary access to additional online resources.