January 20, 2022

Milestones: SSRN [Social Science Research Network] Passes 50 Million Downloaded Documents

Congrats and Kudos!

From the SSRN Blog:

On 12/26/11 a major milestone occurred when Jan Bena, UBC Professor downloaded “Economic Nationalism in Mergers & Acquisitions“ by Isil Erel and Serdar Dinc. It was the 50 millionth full text PDF delivered from the SSRN eLibrary.


The SSRN eLibrary currently has 375,000 paper abstracts from over 175,000 authors and has received 60,000 new submissions during the year. SSRN’s Citereader project with ITX Corp. has extracted 7.4 million references, 4.7 million citations, and 7.7 million footnotes from our 306,000 full text papers.


About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.