12 January 2012

Top full text content in 2011

Here is a quick round-up of a busy and interesting year for Research@StAndrews:FullText

In June we celebrated reaching the landmark total of 1000 items in the repository. We finished the year with 1247 items. During 2011 we deposited 178 theses, 143 articles, 116 reports and conference items, 15 book chapters and one complete book.


In 2011 there were 33,721 visits to the repository from 164 countries











The most viewed item in every month of 2011 except one was

Retrospective power analysis by Len Thomas
http://hdl.handle.net/10023/679

with 1853 views for the year






The second most viewed item of 2011 was

Variation in habitat preference and distribution of harbour porpoises west of Scotland (PhD Thesis) by Cormac G. Booth
http://hdl.handle.net/10023/1701

We began recording downloads in August 2011, and this thesis recorded the most downloads for the year



We had a range of PhD theses from several disciplines represented in our Top 10 'most viewed' and 'most downloaded' lists for 2011, including
Top 10 viewed items for 2011

Retrospective power analysis [1853]
Variation in habitat preference and distribution of harbour porpoises west of Scotland [648]
The soft-focus lens and Anglo-American pictorialism [645]
What is social learning? [470]
Karl Barth's academic lectures on Ephesians (Göttingen, 1921-1922) [286]
The consequences of Israel's counter terrorism policy [262]
Asger Jorn and the photographic essay on Scandinavian vandalism (Inferno) [237]
"All of you are one" : the social vision of Gal 3:28, 1 Cor 12:13 and Col 3:11 [229]
Saint Peter and Paul Church (Sinan Pasha Mosque), Famagusta: a forgotten Gothic moment in Northern Cyprus.[227]
The inferior vena caval compression theory of hypotension in obstetric spinal anaesthesia: studies in normal and preeclamptic pregnancy, a literature review and revision of fundamental concepts [209]







Top downloaded* items (Aug-Dec) 2011

Variation in habitat preference and distribution of harbour porpoises west of Scotland [330 downloads]
Retrospective power analysis [243 downloads]
Infernal imagery in Anglo-Saxon charters [131 downloads]
The soft-focus lens and Anglo-American pictorialism [82 downloads]
Translation as creative retelling : constituents, patterning and shift in Gavin Douglas' Eneados [67 downloads]
Subverting space : Private, public and power in three Czechoslovak films from the 1960s and ‘70s [56 downloads]
Karl Barth's academic lectures on Ephesians (Göttingen, 1921-1922) [47 downloads]
WinBUGS for population ecologists: Bayesian modeling using Markov Chain Monte Carlo methods [47 downloads]
What is social learning? [45 downloads]
Comparing pre- and post-construction distributions of long-tailed ducks Clangula hyemalis in and around the Nysted offshore wind farm, Denmark [45 downloads]

(*These are downloads recorded from within the repository. In future we will be able to track downloads direct from Google)

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