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Open Access

Open Access

Guidance on publisher and self-archiving open access options, publisher deals and information about our institutional repository

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Assessing Research

Assess research appropriately and responsibly using a suite of specific metrics.

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Systematic Reviews

Guidance on how they differ from literature reviews and how to create the best search strategy.



Research Data Management

Guidance on research data management and the University of Southampton Research Data Management Policy

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Support and guidance on all aspects of research data management including data management plans for PhDs, & funder and institutional policies

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Research IDs

How to get ORCID iDs, ISBNs, ISSNs and DOIs.



Explore our training materials for University of Southampton researchers.

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Support material for our research information system and our institutional repository "ePrints" .

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Contact us

Find out key contacts for Research Services.

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Research Matters|Southampton Blog

Our team blog, Research Matters|Southampton, discusses topics relating to open access, research data management, peer review and the scholarly communications landscape. If you would like to suggest a topic or contribute to a blog post please email

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For open access and institutional repository enquiries

For research data management queries please email

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