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Pure - Research Information System

PURE is the University's web-based Research Information System, bringing together key information on research at St Andrews. Pure captures a wide range of research-related outcomes – publications, datasets, impacts, Open Access compliance, professional activities and more – and allows linking of research output and people, to award and project information, through full integration with other key University systems. 

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Open Access link

Link to Research Data

Research Portal link‌‌

Link to Research Repository‌‌

‌‌Research Impact

Pure related research systems

Pure content can also be shared with other research information and analysis systems such as Altmetrics for Institutions, ORCID and Researchfish.

ORCID logo‌‌‌

Researchfish logo‌‌

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The University of St Andrews is strongly committed to ensuring the widest possible access to its research. Pure supports the Open Access and Research Data Management teams within the Digital Research section of the Library, and the Impact team within the Research Policy Office, in making research publications and data freely available via the St Andrews Research Portal.

Help and user guides

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Latest news

27 April 2017: We are aware that there is an external issue which is causing DOIs for Research Outputs on the Research Portal to fail to resolve, we are currently working with the external source to rectify this. UPDATE: This issue seems to now be resolved.

26 September 2016:  Pure will be unavailable from 4pm on Monday 26th Sept until approximately midday on Tuesday the 27th to allow for scheduled maintenance.

8 August 2016:  Pure will be unavailable from 4pm on Monday 8th Aug until approximately the end of day on Thursday the 11th August to allow for scheduled maintenance.

16 June 2016:  Pure will be unavailable from midnight on 15th of June until approximately 12 noon on 16th of June to allow for scheduled server maintenance. 


Digital Research

University Library
North Street
St Andrews
KY16 9TR
Scotland, United Kingdom

Tel: 01334 462321

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