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Why Contribute to ScholarlyCommons?

See Joining ScholarlyCommons for more information on how to get started.


The Numbers

ScholarlyCommons Downloads (FY07-FY14)

This graph demonstrates the increasing number of ScholarlyCommons downloads through the last fiscal year (FY2014), when we reached over 1.5 million downloads in a year.

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ScholarlyCommons Success Stories

"[T]here is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about,

and that is not being talked about."

-Oscar Wilde

See who's getting talked about on ScholarlyCommons:

  • Critical Care Nursing of Infants and Children
    This book by Martha Curley (Penn Nursing) has received over 420,000 downloads since it was placed in ScholarlyCommons in 2008. It continues to have top positions in Google searches for keywords such as "acid base balance".
  • Jeremy Gold's Doctoral Dissertation
    A New York Times Deal Book article linked to Jeremy Gold's dissertation on ScholarlyCommons, bringing his dissertation's daily downloads to over 2,000 a day!
  • 2014 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report
    James McGann's report received over 30,000 downloads within the first 2 weeks it was up (starting in January 2015). It has continued to receive massive attention since then and is already the 4th most downloaded item in ScholarlyCommons of all time.

Research on Repositories


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