Wednesday, 22 November 2017

10 years of eResearch

Queen Margaret University's research publications repository, eResearch , was launched in April 2007 and at the end of its first year held 29 items. At the time of writing, eResearch holds 3692 items, 64% of which are full text and 24% open access. In its first year, eResearch had a total of 155 papers downloaded and in the past year it has seen 43388 paper downloads. In total, 420951 papers have been downloaded in the 10 years that eResearch has been running.

The most downloaded papers from QMU authors, over the last 10 years, have been:

McGuire, David and Hutchings, Kate (2007) Portrait of a transformational leader : the legacy of Dr Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership & Organization Development Journal, 28 (2). pp. 154-166. ISSN 01437739  20823 downloads

Chalmers, Sally (2008) The Changing Role of Internal Communications. Are Required Practitioner Competencies Keeping Pace with the Opportunities and Challenges? In: Euprera (European Public Relations Education and Research Association) 2008 conference, October 16-18, 2008, Milan. 11319 downloads

Scandrett, Eurig and Mukherjee, Suroopa (2011) Globalisation and abstraction in the Bhopal survivors' movement. Interface: a journal for and about social movements, 3 (1). pp. 195-209. 8710 downloads

With the top authors for the numbers of papers downloaded being:

1. David McGuire 85018
2. Jim Scobbie 29075
3. Brian Hay 13387

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Thursday, 16 November 2017

QMU's top Altmetric-measured papers in eResearch, 2017

Queen Margaret University's top 10 papers published in 2017 and gaining the most social media attention, as measured by Altmetric, are listed here:

Panter-Brick, Catherine and Hadfield, Kristin and Dajani, Rana and Eggerman, Mark and Ager, Alastair and Ungar, Michael (2017) Resilience in Context: A Brief and Culturally Grounded Measure for Syrian Refugee and Jordanian Host-Community Adolescents. Child Development. ISSN 00093920 Open access paper

Dewing, Jan and McCormack, Brendan (2017) Editorial: Tell me, how do you define person-centredness? Journal of Clinical Nursing, 26 (17-18). pp. 2509-2510. ISSN 09621067

Witter, Sophie and Govender, Veloshnee and Ravindran, TK Sundari and Yates, Robert (2017) Minding the gaps: health financing, universal health coverage and gender. Health Policy and Planning. ISSN 0268-1080  Open access paper

Martineau, Tim and McPake, Barbara and Theobald, Sally and Raven, Joanna and Ensor, Tim and Fustukian, Suzanne and Ssengooba, Freddie and Chirwa, Yotamu and Vong, Sreytouch and Wurie, Haja and Hooton, Nick and Witter, Sophie (2017) Leaving no one behind: lessons on rebuilding health systems in conflict- and crisis-affected states. BMJ Global Health, 2 (2). e000327. ISSN 2059-7908 Open access paper

Tyagi, Vaibhav and Hanoch, Yaniv and Hall, Stephen D. and Runco, Mark and Denham, Susan L. (2017) The Risky Side of Creativity: Domain Specific Risk Taking in Creative Individuals. Frontiers in Psychology, 8. ISSN 1664-1078 Open access paper

Bywaters, Paul and Brady, Geraldine and Bunting, Lisa and Daniel, Brigid and Featherstone, Brid and Jones, Chantel and Morris, Kate and Scourfield, Jonathan and Sparks, Tim and Webb, Calum (2017) Inequalities in English child protection practice under austerity: A universal challenge? Child & Family Social Work. ISSN 13567500

van de Pas, Remco and Ashour, Majdi and Kapilashrami, Anuj and Fustukian, Suzanne (2017) Interrogating resilience in health systems development. Health policy and planning. ISSN 1460-2237

Powell, Catherine and Blighe, Alan and Froggatt, Katherine and McCormack, Brendan and Woodward-Carlton, Barbara and Young, John and Robinson, Louise and Downs, Murna (2017) Family involvement in timely detection of changes in health of nursing homes residents: a qualitative exploratory study. Journal of Clinical Nursing. ISSN 0962-1067, ESSN: 1365-2702

Forbat, Liz and Robinson, Rowena and Bilton-Simek, Rachel and Francois, Karemah and Lewis, Marsha and Haraldsdottir, Erna (2017) Distance education methods are useful for delivering education to palliative caregivers: A single-arm trial of an education package (PalliativE Caregivers Education Package). Palliative Medicine. ISSN 0269-2163

Featherstone, Brid and Morris, Kate and Daniel, Brigid and Bywaters, Paul and Brady, Geraldine and Bunting, Lisa and Mason, Will and Mirza, Nughmana (2017) Poverty, inequality, child abuse and neglect: Changing the conversation across the UK in child protection? Children and Youth Services Review. ISSN 01907409