Top Ten Thesis downloads in August #StirTopTenTheses

During August 1,183 theses in our research repository, STORRE, were downloaded a total of 19,404 times.   The top ten downloaded theses were:   1. Towards A Novel Unified Framework for Developing Formal, Network and Validated Agent-Based Simulation Models of Complex Adaptive Systems. By Niazi, Muaz A K. http://hdl.handle.net/1893/3365 Downloads: 1170   2. Dimensions of service quality and […]

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Top ten papers from our Research Repository in August #StirTopTenPapers

During August there were 39,301 downloads from our University repository STORRE, covering 4,351 research publications.   The top ten downloaded items were:   1.  A Systematic Review of the Impact of Summative Assessment and Tests on Students’ Motivation for Learning. By Harlen, Wynne; Crick, Ruth Deakin; Broadfoot, Patricia; Daugherty, Richard; Gardner, John; James, Mary; Stobart, Gordon. http://hdl.handle.net/1893/19607 […]

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New Stirling theses added to Research Repository from June to August #StirNewTheses

Congratulations to our Postgraduate Research students who submitted their theses to the University’s research repository, STORRE, during June, July and August.  Some of the theses are available for reading immediately:     The role of parasites in the invasion ecology of Harmonia axyridis. By Katharine Berry http://hdl.handle.net/1893/27336   Bearing Witness to an Era: Contemporary Nigerian Fiction […]

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Unpaywall for open research: plans for Scopus integration

Described as a “ground-breaking development” towards achieving a true open research infrastructure, Unpaywall is a database listing almost 20 million freely available scholarly articles.   This free service locates open-access articles and presents paywalled papers that have been legally archived and are freely available on other websites to users who might otherwise have hit a paywalled […]

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Top Ten Thesis downloads in July #StirTopTenTheses

During June 1,094 theses in our research repository, STORRE, were downloaded a total of 10,367 times.   The top ten downloaded theses were:   1. Towards A Novel Unified Framework for Developing Formal, Network and Validated Agent-Based Simulation Models of Complex Adaptive Systems. By Niazi, Muaz A K http://hdl.handle.net/1893/3365 Downloads: 727   2. Assessment practices and their impact […]

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