Benchmarking the Institutional Repository, Scholarship@Western 2015-16

with thanks to Vince Gray, Data Librarian, for his kind assistance.

Growth: Calculates the number of digital objects added in this time period!

Our Theses and Dissertation Series continues to be our strength! Thanks SGPS 🙂 Two other series that have grown exponentially are the Department of Economics Working Paper Archive  and the Aboriginal Policy Research Consortium International

Breadth: Calculates the number of Subject areas that have at least one new object added.

Demand: Calculates that average number of downloads per digital object. this year we have an average of 70 downloads per item.

Western Faculty and Graduate Students if you wish to showcase your research in the Open Access Institutional Repository, Scholarship@Western, you may create a free account and self-archive your work. If you need any assistance feel free to contact your friendly neighbourhood  librarian or email


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