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 http://eresearch.qmu.ac.uk/117/  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. http://eresearch.qmu.ac.uk/568/ 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. http://eresearch.qmu.ac.uk/2300/ 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

If you would like to know more about eResearch, please contact eResearch@qmu.ac.uk .

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