Open Scholarship Update: May 2016

Open Scholarship Reaches 2 Million Downloads!

The repository hit the number on April 28. More at https://library.wustl.edu/open-scholarship-reaches-2-million-downloads/

The Political Librarian

Volume 2 of The Political Librarian is now available at http://openscholarship.wustl.edu/pollib/. The publishing partnership between Washington University Libraries and EveryLibrary to host The Political Librarian was announced in April: https://library.wustl.edu/wu-libraries-host-online-journal-political-librarian/. 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: http://openscholarship.wustl.edu/stlouis/

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)
http://openscholarship.wustl.edu/law_lawreview/vol80/iss2/2

Relief for Beneficiaries Suing for Breach of Fiduciary Duty: Payment of Accounting Costs Before Trial (645 downloads)
http://openscholarship.wustl.edu/law_lawreview/vol76/iss4/5

Psychiatric Effects of Solitary Confinement (537 downloads)
http://openscholarship.wustl.edu/law_journal_law_policy/vol22/iss1/24

The most popular collections were

Washington University Law Review (19813 downloads)
http://openscholarship.wustl.edu/law_lawreview

All Theses and Dissertations (ETDs) (9265 downloads)
http://openscholarship.wustl.edu/etd

Washington University Journal of Law & Policy (6324 downloads)
http://openscholarship.wustl.edu/law_journal_law_policy

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