January 17, 2022

Institutional Repositories: Users of Penn State “ScholarSphere” Now Provided With Monthly Research Impact Reports

From Penn St. University:

Effective Sept. 1, users of ScholarSphere, Penn State’s institutional repository service, will receive monthly reports detailing the impact of the research products they have contributed, including preprints, posters, data sets, research software and other open-access scholarly products.

Users will be provided updated statistics on the number of new downloads of their works and a link to other statistics available through the ScholarSphere dashboard. This information will better equip researchers to identify how their work is being used by the broader academic community.

Read the Complete Announcement

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.