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Downloads going up

Posted by Peta Hopkins on March 26, 2007

Would you be happy if your research paper was read by 10 people each month? 179 papers in ePublications@ Bond were downloaded 10 times or more in February. However, there are some really significant download figures being recorded by some of the papers in the repository, with 10 papers being downloaded more than 100 times in that month, one of them a staggering 246 times.

A sociological and criminological approach to understanding evil: a case study of Waffen-SS actions on the Eastern front during World War II 1941-1945 by Terry Goldsworthy

There is no doubt that archiving research papers in an open access repository plays a significant role in the distribution and reach of your work. Theses are commonly in the most frequently downloaded list of Bond’s repository, but there a number of other papers with significant download numbers featured in the faculty series. Psychology papers appear to be popular and even older issues of the Dispute Resolution Centre Newsletter are being downloaded in quite high numbers. Volume 15 (2003) – 51 downloads in February.

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