EconStor in February 2014

Posted: March 21st, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Monthly Report | Comments Off

 In February we have included the following research paper series and journals in EconStor:

With 1576 new items we have increased our total amount of full-text documents up to 72482 by the end of February. The total number of downloads in February climbed to 226147. Our Top 5 most downloaded papers were:

1.) von der Lippe, Peter: „Deskriptive Statistik: Formeln, Aufgaben, Klausurtraining“ (1195)

2.) Eisend, Martin: „Metaanalyse: Einführung und kritische Diskussion“ (427)

3.) Gundlach, Erich: „[Book Review of] Easterly, William: The elusive quest for growth : economists’ adventures and misadventures in the tropics : Cambridge, MA : MIT Press, 2001“ (349)

4.) Brau, James C.; Woller, Gary M.: „Microfinance: A comprehensive review of the existing literature“ (334)

5.) Ács, Zoltán J.; Virgill, Nicola: „Entrepreneurship in developing countries“ (329)

 


EconStor in January 2014

Posted: February 17th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Monthly Report | Comments Off

In January we have included the following research paper series in EconStor:

With 2828 new items we have increased our total amount of full-text documents up to 70906 by the end of January. The total number of downloads in January reached 203.259. Our Top 5 most downloaded papers were:

1.) von der Lippe, Peter: „Deskriptive Statistik: Formeln, Aufgaben, Klausurtraining“ (1336)

2.) Booth, Alison L.; Leigh, Andrew: „Do employers discriminate by gender? A field experiment in female-dominated occupations“ (668)

3.) Dreyer, Dirk; Oehler, Andreas: „Werttreiber im Dienstleistungsprozess : Eine Analyse anhand der Wertkette nach Porter“ (350)

4.) Kreutzer, Ralf T.; Hinz, Jule: „Möglichkeiten und Grenzen von Social Media Marketing“ (340)

5.) Eisend, Martin: „Metaanalyse: Einführung und kritische Diskussion“ (340)


Webometrics Ranking confirms: EconStor among the 20 biggest Repositories worldwide

Posted: February 13th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Newspost | Tags: , , | Comments Off

New edition of webometrics ranking now also includes Altmetrics indicators. EconStor ranks at number 17 concerning full-text documents.

The “Ranking Web of Repositories” is a service provided by the Spanish Reseseach Organization CSIC. Besides comparing repositories it also ranks Universities, Business Schools and Hospitals. The repository ranking is published every 6 months, now in it’s 14th edition.

The latest edition, which was published this week, introduced a new element among the relevant criteria for the ranking: The “Altmetrics”-Element (which accounts for 25% of the ranking) is monitoring services like Twitter, Wikipedia and Google+ and looks up, how often repository documents are mentioned in these service.

The new Webometrics repository ranking sees EconStor at number 45 (out of 1750 repositories worldwide) in the overall ranking. When it comes to the number of PDF-Documents within a repository (category “rich files”), EconStor comes out even better at Number 17. Concerning the coverage in Google Scholar, we rank at number 21.


EconStor in December 2013

Posted: January 24th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Monthly Report | Comments Off

In December we have included the following proceedings and research paper series in EconStor:

With 464 new items we have increased our total amount of full-text documents up to 68078 by the end of December. Over the year 2013 we have added more than 20000 new titles to  EconStor. The total number of downloads in December climbed to 226441. Our Top 5 most downloaded papers were:

1.) Feld, Lars P.; Necker, Sarah; Frey, Bruno S.: „Happiness of economists“ (821)

2.) von der Lippe, Peter: „Deskriptive Statistik: Formeln, Aufgaben, Klausurtraining“ (694)

3.) Hanushek, Eric Alan; Woessmann, Ludger: „The economics of international differences in educational achievement“ (388)

4.) Udomkerdmongkol, Manop; Görg, Holger; Morrissey, Oliver: „Foreign direct investment and exchange rates: A case study of US FDI in emerging market countries“ (363)

5.) Auria, Laura; Moro, Rouslan A.: „Support Vector Machines (SVM) as a technique for solvency analysis“ (358)


EconStor in November 2013

Posted: December 17th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Monthly Report | Comments Off

In November the following research paper series have been added to EconStor:

The number of newly uploaded papers was 2,798 while the total number of downloads in November reached 232,025. The Top 5 most downloaded papers were:

  1. Delfmann, Werner; Albers, Sascha: „Supply chain management in the global context“ (778)
  2. von der Lippe, Peter: „Deskriptive Statistik: Formeln, Aufgaben, Klausurtraining“ (761)
  3. Hartz, Ronald: „Max Weber: “Die protestantische Ethik und der Geist des Kapitalismus”“ (702)
  4. Klasen, Stephan; Lawson, David: „The impact of population growth on economic growth and poverty reduction in Uganda“ (654)
  5. Auria, Laura; Moro, Rouslan A.: „Support Vector Machines (SVM) as a technique for solvency analysis“ (425)

Announcement of Server & Service Outages

Posted: November 27th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Monthly Report | Comments Off

The EconStor team has to announce the following outages in its services:

  1. Due to urgent maintenance works the EconStor server cannot be reached on Saturday, November 30, 2013 from 8:00 – 18:00 h (CET).
  2. There will be no support available between Christmas and New Year. The incoming requests will be handled in January 2014.

We apologize for any inconveniences that may occur!


EconStor in October 2013

Posted: November 22nd, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Monthly Report | Comments Off

In October the following research paper series have been included in EconStor:

  • DSi kompakt, DSi – Deutsches Steuerzahlerinstitut des Bundes der Steuerzahler

With 1,871 new publications we have increased our total amount of full-text documents up to nearly 64,900 by the end of October. The total number of downloads in October climbed to 217,133. The Top 5 most downloaded papers were:

  1. Delfmann, Werner; Albers, Sascha: „Supply chain management in the global context“(639)
  2. von der Lippe, Peter: „Deskriptive Statistik: Formeln, Aufgaben, Klausurtraining“ (600)
  3. Klasen, Stephan; Lawson, David: „The impact of population growth on economic growth and poverty reduction in Uganda“ (530)
  4. Hartz, Ronald: „Max Weber: “Die protestantische Ethik und der Geist des Kapitalismus”“ (466)
  5. Auria, Laura; Moro, Rouslan A.: „Support Vector Machines (SVM) as a technique for solvency analysis“ (418)

 


EconStor in September 2013

Posted: October 22nd, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Monthly Report | Comments Off

In September we have included the following research paper and report series in EconStor:

With 2,991 new publications we have increased our total amount of full-text documents up to 63,021 by the end of September. The total number of downloads in June has reached 185,686. The Top 5 most downloaded papers were:

  1. von der Lippe, Peter: „Deskriptive Statistik: Formeln, Aufgaben, Klausurtraining“(450)
  2. Klasen, Stephan; Lawson, David: „The impact of population growth on economic growth and poverty reduction in Uganda“ (412)
  3. Eisend, Martin: „Metaanalyse: Einführung und kritische Diskussion“ (341)
  4. Hartz, Ronald: „Max Weber: “Die protestantische Ethik und der Geist des Kapitalismus”“ (329)
  5. Delfmann, Werner; Albers, Sascha: „Supply chain management in the global context“ (322)


EconStor in August 2013

Posted: September 18th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Monthly Report | Comments Off

EconStor continues to grow at a substantial rate. In August we have reached the amount of 60,000 full text documents. The following research paper series and e-journals have been added to EconStor:

With 2,307 new publications we have increased our total amount of full-text documents up to 60,030 by the end of August. The total number of downloads in August has reached 170,092. The Top 5 most downloaded papers were:

1.) Delfmann, Werner; Albers, Sascha: „Supply chain management in the global context“ (549 downloads)

2.) Dilger, Alexander: „Besonderheiten der Bewerbung um Promotionsstellen und -gelegenheiten“ (486)

3.) Bénabou, Roland; Tirole, Jean: „Individual and corporate social responsibility“ (382)

4.) von der Lippe, Peter: „Deskriptive Statistik: Formeln, Aufgaben, Klausurtraining“ (338)

5.) Eisend, Martin: „Metaanalyse: Einführung und kritische Diskussion“ (297)



EconStor Downloads now compliant with COUNTER

Posted: August 26th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Newspost | Tags: , , , | Comments Off

In order to make the EconStor download numbers more comparable with other services, we now use the internationally established COUNTER standard to measure our download usage.
Moreover we supply not only the download counts for individual papers, but also for whole collections or even for institutions. Plus we provide information about the breakdown of downloads by country.
For more information, please click here.

Important aspect: We found, that the Download numbers measured via COUNTER only differ about 10-20% from our internal download numbers, that we have used before.


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