Top 10 Downloaded Articles from the Scholarship Repository

Gleeson’s Scholarship Repository collects, preserves, and provides access to the scholarly output of the University of San Francisco. Here are the top ten downloaded articles of all time: Factors that Affect the Reading Comprehension of Secondary Students with Disabilities Karen L. Sanford Improving Staff Responsiveness to Patient-Initiated Call Lights Doshia B. Williams IMPROVING BEDSIDE SHIFT-TO-SHIFT … Continue reading Top 10 Downloaded Articles from the Scholarship Repository

USF Scholarship Repository Achieves Half-million Downloads Milestone

We are very excited to announce that USF Scholarship Repository, USF’s institutional repository that digitally collects, preserves and provides electronic access to scholarly works and research output by the University of San Francisco community, has passed 500,000 total downloads! This means since its launch in fall 2011, users around the world have collectively downloaded half … Continue reading USF Scholarship Repository Achieves Half-million Downloads Milestone

Academia.edu and the Ethics of Open Access

“Posting on Academia.edu is not ethically and politically equivalent to making research available using an institutional open access repository…” Gary Hall — Professor of Media and Performing Arts in the Faculty of Arts & Humanities, and Director of the Centre for Disruptive Media, at Coventry University, UK. — makes this provocative comment in his fascinating blog post “Does Academia.edu Mean … Continue reading Academia.edu and the Ethics of Open Access