How Readers Discover Content in Scholarly Publications

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Report

Our report into How Readers Discover Content in Scholarly Publications is now ready for download. It is the culmination of research spanning over a year, and combines survey response data (n=40339) with data from earlier surveys conducted in 2012, 2008 and 2005. The report is issued under a Creative Commons CC-BY NC International Licence. In order to improve download speeds, we have provided three download sites below:

How Readers Discover Content in Scholarly Publications (2016, ISBN: 978-0-9573920-4-5) - 25Mb, FREE, Downloaded from this site

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Survey Questionnaire, FREE, Downloaded from this site

Prize Draw

To support the successful execution of the survey, we offered a prize draw for three $100 Amazon vouchers. The winners have been notified by email and their partially concealed email addresses are: *****lubinga@gmail.com, *****@sabethahospital.com, *********@geol.uoa.gr

Twitter

If you want to tweet about the report, please tag us @siox14 and optionally use the hashtag #howreadersdiscover - THANK YOU!

Supporters

This research would not have been possible without the support of Annual Reviews, American Theological Library Association (ATLA), The Bone & Joint Journal, Brill, Cambridge University Press, The IET, ingentaconnect, The JAMA Network/American Medical Association (AMA), OECD, SAGE, and Wiley. Thank you to all of them.

Data and Analytical Tool

The full data from 2015 and 2012 is available for purchase as part of an analytical tool for publishers, intermediaries, search engine providers, library technology companies, aggregators and others involved in scholarly publication dissemination. The tool provides for easy analysis of the 60,000 responses from the research in 2012 and 2015, and has significant quantities of data in all market segments, sectors and regions. There is substantial data on growth markets such as Nigeria, Iran, Indonesia, Brazil, India, China, as well as the traditional markets in Europe and North America. Price 4000/US$6000. Contact us for further information or download our flyer. Supporters receive the analytical tool and data free of charge.