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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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Popular Papers

Posted by Peta Hopkins on November 24, 2006

It has been a couple of months since we published a paper of the month – so here is an update.

In both August and September, Attachment, Fear of Intimacy and Differentiation of Self among Clients in Substance Disorder Treatment Facilities by Thorberg and Lyvers, continued to rank as the most downloaded paper in the repository.

In October though, it was overtaken by Corporate Governance, Earnings Management, and the Information Content of Accounting Earnings: Theoretical Model and Empirical Tests a thesis by past student Turki Bugshan.

 The repository now contains over 250 papers and full-text downloads for the last 7 days has exceeded 900. 

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Another milestone

Posted by Peta Hopkins on November 1, 2006

In November, the 10,000th full text download was exceeded. Since the first paper was uploaded in March this year, until the 30th November there has been a total of 10, 907 downloads.

 Full text downloads graph

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Papers of the month – July

Posted by Peta Hopkins on August 9, 2006

10 Papers with the most downloads in July.

Attachment, Fear of Intimacy and Differentiation of Self among Clients in Substance Disorder Treatment Facilities
The management of skin cancer in Australian general practice
Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI): Some Psychometric Limitations
Models of disease
Should we stop telling well pregnant women to monitor fetal movements? How to use and interpret guidelines.
Drug Addiction as a “Physical Disease:” The Role of Physical Dependence and other Chronic Drug-Induced Neurophysiological Changes in Compulsive Drug Self-Administration
Schizotypal Personality Traits: An Extension of Previous Psychometric Investigations
Relationship between criminal behaviour and mental illness in young adults: conduct disorder, cruelty to animals and young adult serious violence
Effects of caffeine on cognitive and autonomic measures in heavy and light caffeine users.
“Loss of Control” in Alcoholism and Drug Addiction: A Neuroscientific Interpretation

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Paper of the month – June

Posted by Peta Hopkins on July 26, 2006

The paper with the most downloads in June 2006….

Attachment, Fear of Intimacy and Differentiation of Self among Clients in Substance Disorder Treatment Facilities – Fred Thorberg and Michael Lyvers

This is proving a popular paper in the repository as it also had the most downloads in May.

The paper with the second highest full text downloads….

The management of skin cancer in Australian general practice – Chris Del Mar

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Paper of the month – May

Posted by Peta Hopkins on June 8, 2006

e-publications@bond has been operational now for a couple of months so it is interesting to see what’s happening in terms of usage.

Most downloaded paper in May – Thorberg, F.A., & Lyvers, M. (2006). Attachment, fear of intimacy and differentiation of self among clients in substance disorder treatment facilities. Addictive Behaviors, 31 (4), 732-737 – the full text was downloaded 72 times.

Where are the referrals to the repository coming from?

http://www.google.com 26
http://www.google.com.au 25
http://www.google.com.eg 10
http://www.google.co.uk 10
scholar.google.com 5
http://www.google.lk 2
http://www.google.com.hk 2
http://www.google.my 2
http://www.google.nl 1
http://www.google.co.ve 1
http://www.google.co.in 1
http://www.google.de 1
http://www.google.de 1
search.msn.com 1
http://www.google.co.za 1
http://www.google.com.ph 1
http://www.google.no 1

Mostly Google and from all over the world.

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