Monthly Archives: December 2016

November Downloads in ORO

This months Top 50 includes one of the oldest records in ORO at number 40.  The eprint number is 38 (we are now on eprint number 48065 and counting), which indicates it was one of the first to be added … Continue reading

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Author Profile Systems

Author Profile Systems (like Academia.edu, ResearchGate, ResearcherID and Google Scholar profiles) have grown in number over the last few years. The prevalence of them begs the question as to which one(s) to use, or, should you use any at all!  … Continue reading

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Metrics: what they are and how to use them

David and I ran the session on metrics on Wednesday and had a good attendance – so thanks to all who came out. The session was an overview of metrics, researcher profiles, the application of metrics and the problematic behaviours … Continue reading

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Where do Institutional Repository (ORO) Downloads come from?

Checking monthly download statistics gives a great insight into individual cases of how events in social media can impact the dissemination of Open Access research outputs. In October the article An investigation into written comments on assignments: do students find … Continue reading

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