What is RUO?

RUO is the Institutional Repository of the University of Oviedo. Its goal is to provide, when possible, the open Access to the scientific production as well as to guaranty the preservation of the digital objects. As a result, all documents are stored and preserved to increase the visibility of all the content created by the members of the institution.

Other complementary goals to those indicated are the archive, storage and custody of all the materials as well as the increase of its use and dissemination.

How is RUO structured?

The Institutional Repository of the University of Oviedo organizes its content in five communities divided into collections:

  • Research:
    • Research datasets
    • Researches and OpenAIRE documents
    • Full text Doctoral Thesis
    • Collections of the different departments
    • University Institutes
    • Uniovi Publications
    • Audiovisual and media resources
  • Digitized Bibliographic Heritage. DIGIBUO
  • Bibliographic production of Uniovi. RECOPILA
  • Academic Works
  • Institutional activity

What advantages does RUO offer me?

  • Guaranties the long term preservation of items
  • Increases the diffusion and the visibility of documents
  • Provides a permanent link to the work that guaranties its recovery

All authors related to the University of Oviedo will be able to have direct links to the main digital identifiers in their profiles. From RUO the name of the researcher can be linked with:

  • VIAF
  • Author ID (Scopus)
  • Researcher ID (Publons-WOS)
  • Mathscinet ID
  • Dialnet ID
  • Google Scholar

For any question related to author profile management please contact

Commitment with the Open Access

The University of Oviedo is committed with the Open Access and the dissemination of the scientific information; it encourages researchers to include their works in RUO. This commitment of the institution is reflected in the Open Access Policy that can be consulted HERE

RUO follows the principles of Open Access so all the authors retain their copyright and can disseminate its works in other media if they wish.

By depositing the document, the author accepts a non-exclusive license by which he/she authorizes the University to allow access and diffusing the deposited material.

Researchers must deposit their works in RUO in order to comply with the national and international regulation of Open Access in the following cases: