EconStor reaches a new benchmark with more than 500 institutional customers

Posted: February 4th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monthly Report | Comments Off on EconStor reaches a new benchmark with more than 500 institutional customers

With 170,000 documents, EconStor is one of the largest providers of Open Access publications for Economics and Business Studies. EconStor is one of the largest repositories worldwide and an important input service for RePEc. More than 500 universities, research institutions, professional associations and publishers now use it for the digital dissemination of their publications in Open Access.

EconStor is especially well established in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, where the majority of economic research institutions use the service. But more than 70 per cent of accesses to the service originate from outside these countries, thus proving the global reach of EconStor. Among its customers are renowned institutions such as the Stockholm School of Economics, Yale University, the German Economic Association (VfS) or the Economics research instutes within the Leibniz Association.
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Olaf Siegert, product manager of EconStor, explains: “We notice that more and more institutions contact us in order to disseminate their publications in Open Access through EconStor. The fact that we are a publicly-funded institution without commercial interests works in our favour, as it means we meet the ideal of a digital information infrastructure in the context of Open Science.”

This is confirmed by Professor Jutta Allmendinger, president of the Berlin Social Science Center (WZB): “For more than 10 years now, our close cooperation with the ZBW has been characterised by Open Access. With EconStor, the ZBW ensures that our (and others’) research findings are findable and freely accessible, and provides an invaluable service for science and society.”


Predatory Publishing and Economics

Posted: October 30th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monthly Report | Comments Off on Predatory Publishing and Economics

What differentiates predatory journals from serious journals? How can researchers protect themselves against publishing in a predatory journal?

The ZBW has compiled a handout giving you a brief survey and supplying tools to protect against predatory publishers:
https://www.zbw.eu/fileadmin/pdf/forschung/2018-handreichung-predatory-publishing.pdf


Econstor Relaunch

Posted: May 2nd, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Monthly Report | Comments Off on Econstor Relaunch

Today EconStor is undergoing a major relaunch. Therefore the site will be down for a few hours before coming back improved and more user-friendly.In the meantime you are redirected to our blog site. So If you want to download a paper, please visit us again later today.

 


EconStor in June 2015

Posted: July 15th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Monthly Report | Comments Off on EconStor in June 2015

In June we have added the following research paper series and e-journals to EconStor:

1988 new items have been uploaded. The total number of full-text documents climbed to 90300 by 30/06/2015. We have counted 165936 downloads in June.

The Top 5 most downloaded papers:

1.) Brodeur, Abel; Lé, Mathias; Sangnier, Marc; Zylberberg, Yanos: „Star Wars: The empirics strike back“ (468)

2.) Kreutzer, Ralf T.; Hinz, Jule: „Möglichkeiten und Grenzen von Social Media Marketing“ (433)

3.) Dieckmann, Anja; Fischbacher, Urs; Grimm, Veronika; Unfried, Matthias; Utikal, Verena; Valmasoni, Lorenzo: „Trust and beliefs among Europeans: Cross-country evidence on perceptions and behavior“ (300)

4.) Catullo, Ermanno; Gallegati, Mauro; Palestrini, Antonio: „Systemic risk and macro-prudential policies: A credit network-based approach“ (296)

5.) Yacuzzi, Enrique: „El estudio de caso como metodología de investigación: Teoría, mecanismos causales, validación“ (279)


EconStor in May 2015

Posted: July 15th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Monthly Report | Comments Off on EconStor in May 2015

In May we have added the following research paper series to EconStor:

451 new items have been uploaded. The total number of full-text documents climbed to 88312 by 31/05/2015. We have counted 163478 downloads in May.

The Top 5 most downloaded papers:

1.) Crotty, James: „Structural causes of the global financial crisis: A critical assessment of the “New Financial Architecture”“ (394)

2.) Neumark, David: „Detecting discrimination in Audit and correspondence studies“ (330)

3.) Kreutzer, Ralf T.; Hinz, Jule: „Möglichkeiten und Grenzen von Social Media Marketing“ (328)

4.) Grob, Heinz Lothar (ed.); Vossen, Gottfried (ed.): „Entwicklungen im Web 2.0 aus technischer, ökonomischer und sozialer Sicht“ (281)

5.) Yacuzzi, Enrique: „El estudio de caso como metodología de investigación: Teoría, mecanismos causales, validación“ (279)


EconStor in April 2015

Posted: June 8th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Monthly Report | Comments Off on EconStor in April 2015

In April we have added the following research paper series and e-journals to EconStor:

982 new items have been uploaded. The total number of full-text documents climbed to 87861 by 30/04/2015. We have counted 184925 downloads in April.

The Top 5 most downloaded papers:

1.) Crotty, James: „Structural causes of the global financial crisis: A critical assessment of the “New Financial Architecture”“ (491)

2.) Grob, Heinz Lothar (ed.); Vossen, Gottfried (ed.): „Entwicklungen im Web 2.0 aus technischer, ökonomischer und sozialer Sicht“ (408)

2.) Weichselbaumer, Doris; Winter-Ebmer, Rudolf: „A meta-analysis of the international gender wage gap“ (408)

4.) Kreutzer, Ralf T.; Hinz, Jule: „Möglichkeiten und Grenzen von Social Media Marketing“ (359)

5.) Henrich, Joseph; Heine, Steven J.; Norenzayan, Ara: „The weirdest people in the world?“ (333)


EconStor in March 2015

Posted: April 27th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Monthly Report | Comments Off on EconStor in March 2015

In March we have added the following research paper series and e-journals to EconStor:

1370 new items have been uploaded. The total number of full-text documents climbed to 86879 by 31/03/2015. We have counted 201970 downloads in March.

The Top 5 most downloaded papers:

1.) Grob, Heinz Lothar (ed.); Vossen, Gottfried (ed.): „Entwicklungen im Web 2.0 aus technischer, ökonomischer und sozialer Sicht“ (589)

2.) Crotty, James: „Structural causes of the global financial crisis: A critical assessment of the “New Financial Architecture”“ (536)

3.) Brau, James C.; Woller, Gary M.: „Microfinance: A comprehensive review of the existing literature“ (399)

4.) Kreutzer, Ralf T.; Hinz, Jule: „Möglichkeiten und Grenzen von Social Media Marketing“ (349)

5.) Weichselbaumer, Doris; Winter-Ebmer, Rudolf: „A meta-analysis of the international gender wage gap“ (316)


EconStor in February 2015

Posted: March 31st, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Monthly Report | Comments Off on EconStor in February 2015

In February we have added the following research paper series and conference proceedings to EconStor:

863 new items have been uploaded. The total number of full-text documents amounted to 85509 by 28/02/2015. We have counted 179144 downloads in February .

The Top 5 most downloaded papers:

1.) Grob, Heinz Lothar (ed.); Vossen, Gottfried (ed.): „Entwicklungen im Web 2.0 aus technischer, ökonomischer und sozialer Sicht“ (593)

2.) Mayer, Thomas: „The empirical significance of econometric models“ (528)

3.) Crotty, James: „Structural causes of the global financial crisis: A critical assessment of the “New Financial Architecture”“ (389)

4.) Brau, James C.; Woller, Gary M.: „Microfinance: A comprehensive review of the existing literature“ (326)

5.) Kreutzer, Ralf T.; Hinz, Jule: „Möglichkeiten und Grenzen von Social Media Marketing“ (274)


EconStor in January 2015

Posted: March 4th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Monthly Report | Comments Off on EconStor in January 2015

In January we have added the following research paper series to EconStor:

787 new items have been uploaded. The total number of full-text documents amounted to 84646 by 31/01/2015. We have counted 183885 downloads in the month of January.

The Top 5 most downloaded papers:

1.) Berggren, Niclas; Nilsson, Therese: „Does Economic Freedom Foster Tolerance?“  (953)

2.) Grob, Heinz Lothar (ed.); Vossen, Gottfried (ed.): „Entwicklungen im Web 2.0 aus technischer, ökonomischer und sozialer Sicht“ (537)

3.) Kreutzer, Ralf T.; Hinz, Jule: „Möglichkeiten und Grenzen von Social Media Marketing“ (369)

4.) Crotty, James: „Structural causes of the global financial crisis: A critical assessment of the “New Financial Architecture”“ (360)

5.) Brau, James C.; Woller, Gary M.: „Microfinance: A comprehensive review of the existing literature“ (283)


EconStor in December 2014

Posted: February 4th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Monthly Report | Comments Off on EconStor in December 2014

In December we have added the following research paper series and conference proceedings to EconStor:

1160 new items have been uploaded. The total number of full-text documents amounted to 83631 by the end of December. We have counted 176741 downloads in that month.

The Top 5 most downloaded papers were:

1.) Crotty, James: „Structural causes of the global financial crisis: A critical assessment of the “New financial architecture”“ (369)

2.) Grob, Heinz Lothar (ed.); Vossen, Gottfried (ed.): „Entwicklungen im Web 2.0 aus technischer, ökonomischer und sozialer Sicht“ (353)

3.) Kreutzer, Ralf T.; Hinz, Jule: „Möglichkeiten und Grenzen von Social Media Marketing“ (333)

4.) Mayntz, Renate (ed.); Hughes, Thomas P. (ed.): „The development of large technical systems“ (282)

5.) Braga, Michela; Paccagnella, Marco; Pellizzari, Michele: „Evaluating students’ evaluations of professors“ (230)