DRO benefits

The DRO is a one-stop shop -

  • To provide the information required ERA
  • To provide the information required for the annual research collection
  • To provide an updating list of publications for each researcher, or for a school, faculty, topic or research cluster
  • To provide open access to items as required by funding bodies
  • To increase the speed of the scholarly communication process
  • To enable you to quickly find evidence of publication, as well as the actual item
  • ...and where content is deposited, to keep publications online and ensure that they are backed up.

For the University -

  • Sufficient, reliable information will be kept in one place and at hand for many purposes required of the University, including reporting
  • It will fulfill the requirement of funding bodies for open access to publicly funded research
  • It addresses equity concerns as it provides access to a wide group of scholars regardless of their financial status or affiliation
  • Increases the reputation of the University by making the contribution of Deakin research more visible
  • Additional collections and keywords may be added to ensure that specific aspects of Deakin research may be showcased as the need arises
  • Active, linked lists of items may be exported in a variety of formats, through RSS feeds, XML, Word, SQL and OAI harvesting
  • ...and used in many ways, on other webs sites, in documents and reports, and other databases such as Research Master

Every reasonable effort has been made to ensure that permission has been obtained for items included in DRO. If you believe that your rights have been infringed by this repository, please contact drosupport@deakin.edu.au.