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Advice and support for scholarly communications.

REF 2021

REF 2021 requires that all journal articles and conference proceedings with an ISSN must be made open access in order to be eligible for submission.  To find out how to make your article open access via eResearch, please see our section on REF 2021.


An ORCID is a unique identifier that helps distinguish you from other researchers and provides a record that supports automatic links among all your professional activities.  To find out more about ORCID, please see our section on managing your research identity.


Welcome to the QMU Library Research Support guide

Here you will find information on:

  • Depositing your research in QMU's institutional repositories eResearch and eData

  • Guidance for REF 2021

  • eTheses, QMU's repository of undergraduate, postgraduate, PhD & Professional Doctorate dissertations and theses

  • Open access & publishing

  • Research metrics

  • Developing and measuring impact

  • Research data management

Please contact the Research Support Librarian if you have any questions about the resources contained in these pages or if you would like to suggest additional sources.

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Research Support Librarian

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Shay Redgate