ROS - Research Output System

ROS is UNSW's system for capturing and reporting research publications and outputs.

ROS is designed to help reduce the time and effort spent on managing publication and research outputs across the University and offers a number of functionalities to support researchers at UNSW:

  • Streamlined, and in many cases automated, publications data entry
  • Impact measurements, including H-indexes, citation counts and Altmetrics
  • Easy export options that may assist in the creation of publication lists for CVs, grants and promotion applications
  • Collecting and collating data for HERDC and other research assessment exercises
  • Uploading accurate publication information to the UNSW Research Gateway

ROS is also integrated with UNSWorks, UNSW's institutional repository. This streamlines the process for uploading publications to the repository to make open access copies available and to meet the ARC and NHMRC open access mandate requirements. As a result of this integration you can use ROS to:

  • Create a link between your publication and any associated grants. ROS will then automatically send metadata about this publication to UNSWorks to meet the first part of the ARC and NHMRC open access mandate requirements
  • Upload full text copies of your publications to UNSWorks where copyright permits

ROS also includes deposit advice for journal articles from SHERPA RoMEO, the database of publisher copyright and self-archiving policies, to make it as easier to check if you are permitted to upload a copy of your article.

To learn more about using ROS, visit the help guide or contact your Liaison Librarian.

ROS replaces the Research Publications (ResPubs) system and includes all data previously entered into ResPubs.

Research @ UNSW Gateway

The Research @ UNSW Gateway is a single web portal for all aspects of research at UNSW. Publication data presented on researcher profile pages is sourced directly from ROS. Set up or manage your profile today.

Research Impact

The UNSW Library Research Impact Guide, is a starting point to help you monitor and measure your research impact. The guide includes resources about journal impact, research profiles and citation databases.