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Create HTML code to allow dynamic linking to your website as it is published in DRO. Choose HTML code from the 'Display results' option in the drop down box on the horizontal bar (sort results) and copy this code to your web page.
Create RSS feeds in DRO for a Deakin researcher, subject keyword, or school or research centre etc. Simply perform a search for your chosen information, from the search results click on 'RSS feed for this search', on the Browse Results bar or click on the RSS symbol, then choose 'subscribe to this feed'.
Update your CV by performing a search on your name and from the search results screen use the drop down box 'Display Results' and select 'Citation only'.
Use UlrichsWeb which is a great resource to find information on publishers, place of publication, ISSNs etc.
Create digital files as PDF/As for preservation.PDF/A is the standard for archiving and guarantees long term reproducibility and independence from software and output devices.To save your file as a PDF/A, open the PDF, choose file and print, change the printer to Adobe PDF, click on properties and in the default settings choose; PDF/A1b:2005(CMYK), click ok to print. Open 'Save As' and browse to where you want to save the document, change the filename to include the 'A', for example, from chao-howgrowing-2013 to chao-howgrowing-2013A. This will then produce the new PDF/A.
Use the DRO document naming convention which is 'author's surname-first two words of title-year' for example, lamp-journalranking-2009.pdf
Access statistics which are provided in DRO based on abstract views, file downloads, citation counts and geographic location access, Top 50 downloads, Top 50 authors, Top 50 papers and more. From the search results in the individual record screen, click on the 'Detailed statistics' link at the bottom of the page.
DRO describes doctoral and master thesis only. Please contact your faculty regarding the storage of honours thesis.
When a record has been published you can no longer edit the record. Should additional editing be needed, please contact DRO staff or your faculty research administrator.
Yes the record can be saved and edited at a later time. However, the system allows one save only before it has to be submitted for approval.
There may be a delay from when you submit your record as DRO staff perform a quality check prior to publishing the record.
There are records that do not appear on your research output pages such as theses and in press records.
If the presentation is part of a conference proceeding that will be published as a journal article, use the journal template.If it is a poster and will not be published, use the conference template.
The FoR (Field of Research) code is an Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC). An SEO code is a Socio Economic Objective code and has 5 sectors. The codes are arranged in a hierarchical structure of divisions, groups and codes. The category chosen will generally answer the question, "what is your research about". An SEO code is a Socio Economic Objective code.
There are 3 options for searching in DRO:
For ERA, all research output of an author affiliated with Deakin on the ERA census date, even if produced elsewhere, is to be reported if the research falls within the reference period. Research output produced prior to an author joining Deakin will be included in the repository and DRO staff will assist with this.
Many journal publishers are creating online archives of published articles, there is no guarantee that this material will be available and accessible long term, for example if the Library no longer holds a subscription to the journal. Depositing in DRO will provide preservation and storage of your research.
When creating descriptive records in DRO we are guided by what is on the published paper. Authors are assigned a unique author identifier which collects all the authors output in one search. You can use this identifier to obtain a complete list of works.
Yes, DRO describes, preserves and stores datasets and data collections which are harvested to Research Data Australia (RDA).
The Library encourages researchers to obtain identifiers when possible to reduce ambiguity and misidentification. You can register for a ResearcherID on the TR website.
More FAQ's relating to research data.
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