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Open Research Online

Open Research Online (ORO) is a repository of research publications run by The Open University (OU).[1]

It uses the GNU ePrints software and its repositories use the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting.[2]

It is an open access repository and it accepts books, journal articles, patents, conference articles, and theses.[3]

As of 21 September 2008, 496 of its publications are from the Mathematics and Computing Department of the OU, while over two thousand are from the Science department.[4]


  1. ^ Open Research Online, accessed 21 September 2008, 02h07 UTC
  2. ^ About ORO, accessed 21 September 2008 02h10 UTC
  3. ^ FAQ accessed 21 Sep 2008 02h13 UTC
  4. ^ Browse by Academic Unit/Department accessed 21Sep2008 02h17 UTC