August highlights from SOAS Research Online

By Eileen Crawley|September 18, 2020|SOAS Research Online|0 comments

August Highlights from SOAS Research Online (Text-only version)

Download statistics

64,559 downloads in August 2020 – this is an 9% increase from August 2019

3,923,031 total downloads from 234 countries and dependencies.

Most downloaded authors in August 2020

  1. Khan, Mushtaq : 1,454 downloads
  2. George, Andrew : 1,137 downloads
  3. Volz, Ulrich : 673 downloads
  4. Fine, Ben : 527 downloads
  5. Craven, Matthew : 509 downloads
  6. Hill, Nathan W. : 506 downloads
  7. Flügel, Peter : 439 downloads
  8. Osella, Caroline : 434 downloads
  9. Tanner, Thomas : 434 downloads
  10. Onyema, Emilia : 416 downloads

1.Most downloaded journal article in August…

Rodet, Marie and County, Brandon (2018) ‘Old homes and new homelands: imagining the nation and remembering expulsion in the wake of the Mali Federation’s collapse.’ Africa: Journal of the International Africa Institute, 88 (3). pp. 469- 491.

Downloaded 148 times in August

2.Highest Altmetric score…

Driver, Ciaran and Grosman, Anna and Scaramozzino, Pasquale (2020) ‘Dividend Policy and Investor Pressure.’ Economic Modelling, 89. pp. 559-576.

Altmetric score of 49 including 5 news soures

3.Recent Thesis of note…

Bhutta, Sohaib Saeed (2018) Intraquranic Hermeneutics : Theories and Methods in Tafsir of the Qur’an through the Qur’an. PhD thesis.

This 2018 thesis already has 2,602 downloads from 72 countries

4.Open Access Content

In August 36 new items were deposited and we provided immediate Open Access to 11 of them

Remember, repositories are an enormous resource of free material that would otherwise be behind a paywall. You can search them all via or use the Unpaywall or Open Access Button browser extensions

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