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ORA: Oxford University Research Archive: Home

A guide to using ORA for storing and disseminating digital copies of Oxford research publications including theses

Purpose of this guide

A guide to using ORA: for depositing and disseminating digital copies of Oxford research publications such as journal articles, conference papers and theses.

Oxford University Research Archive

Oxford University Research Archive (ORA) is an institutional repository for the University of Oxford. ORA was established in 2007 as a permanent and secure online archive of research materials produced by members of the University of Oxford. 

ORA provides a single point of public access to electronic copies of peer-reviewed journal articles, conference proceedings by Oxford authors and Oxford research theses. ORA also provides a means for institutional compliance with funders' Open Access requirements.

The full text and abstracts of many items within the archive can be downloaded free of charge by anyone with an Internet connection and new full texts are being added daily.

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