Open Scholarship Update: May 2016

Open Scholarship Reaches 2 Million Downloads!

The repository hit the number on April 28. More at

The Political Librarian

Volume 2 of The Political Librarian is now available at The publishing partnership between Washington University Libraries and EveryLibrary to host The Political Librarian was announced in April: Volume 1 is also now available on the site.

St. Louis Reports and Case Studies

St. Louis themed publications from the Books and Monographs collection are now grouped together in a new virtual collection for easier access:

March 2016 Readership Snapshot

Washington University Open Scholarship had 54261 full-text downloads and 26 new submissions were posted. Works were read by 5441 institutions across 186 countries.

The 3 most popular papers were from Law School journals:

Threats and Safeguards in the Determination of Auditor Independence (672 downloads)

Relief for Beneficiaries Suing for Breach of Fiduciary Duty: Payment of Accounting Costs Before Trial (645 downloads)

Psychiatric Effects of Solitary Confinement (537 downloads)

The most popular collections were

Washington University Law Review (19813 downloads)

All Theses and Dissertations (ETDs) (9265 downloads)

Washington University Journal of Law & Policy (6324 downloads)

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