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Project: Massey Research Online upgrade total 65

Massey Research Online (MRO) is a digital repository of research output and scholarship at Massey University. The software behind MRO, called DSpace, will be upgraded to the latest version, then new features will be added to the MRO website, including:

  • Social media integration - sharing and tracking
  • Better display on mobile devices
  • Search engine optimisation
  • Persistent links to published articles (DOI linking)

Deployment plan for new MRO features

All release dates are subject to change.

mro release

Release one

Expected release date: December 2015

New features:

  • Improved design - less scrolling to see key information on item pages, and better responsive display on mobile devices.
  • Share on social media - ability to share items via Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn etc.
  • DOI linking - a persistent link to the published version of the article.
MRO release 2

Release two

Expected release date: TBC

New features:

  • Track social media mentions - an altmetrics graph representing the article's mentions on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn etc.
  • Scopus citation count – if available, this count will be displayed on the item’s page with a link to the article record in Scopus.
  • Simple risk management facility for copyright concerns.
MRO release 3.2

Release three

Expected release date: TBC

New features:

  • Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCiD) - a persistent digital identifier attributed to the researcher or contributor will be included in item records.
  • Improved discovery - content in MRO is easily indexed by search engines such as Google.
  • Cover pages for files with short citations (not strictly formatted), links to the published copies and copyright statements.

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