ROS is UNSW's system for capturing and reporting on research publications and activities.
ROS is designed to help reduce the time and effort UNSW researchers spend managing research outputs. The system allows you to:
ROS is integrated with UNSWorks, UNSW's institutional repository. This streamlines the process for uploading publications to the repository to make open access copies available to comply with the UNSW Open Access Policy and funder mandates. As a result of this integration, you can use ROS to:
ROS also includes deposit advice for journal articles from Sherpa Romeo, the database of publisher copyright and self-archiving policies, to make it easier for you to understand your options for open access publishing.
The Annual Research Outputs Collection (AROC) is UNSW's internal process for collecting detailed, high-quality information on eligible research outputs produced by UNSW researchers.
The information collected as a part of AROC is used in a range of University systems and internal reporting activities.
|Assessment period (All)
|From Wednesday 15 December 2023 to Monday 20 May 2024
|Module closed for data cleaning and audit sample selected (Library)
|From Monday 20 May to Wednesday 26 June
|Sample audit sent to ADRs (Library)
|Friday 28 June
|Sample audit complete (ADRs)
|Monday 15 July
|Module closed for final return processing (Library)
|From Tuesday 16 to Tuesday 23 July
|Final numbers to ADRs for sign off (ADRs and DVC(R))
|Friday 26 July
|Return finalised - no further changes (Manager, RRU)
|Wednesday 31 July
|Return and analysis to DVC-R/URC (University Librarian)
|Thursday 15 August
UNSW staff can use the data request form to request data extracts and dashboards based on publications data in ROS.