While the Research Repository cannot tell us exactly who is downloading*, it can tell us which countries are downloading UWE Bristol research - opening up opportunities for collaboration and seeing how far UWE Bristol research can reach. The following map shows the download figures for 2016
*this is a conscious decision by the Research team. In order to obtain more detailed information, users would need to log in - which is a barrier to open access
Which faculty receives the most downloads from the Research Repository? See the graph for 2016 below:
...if we remove the most downloaded paper** from the statistics, how does this affect the download proportions?
This is not an indication of which faculty has the 'best' research, or even which faculty has the most research available for download. It does show what research is popular to read, and perhaps indicates which faculties are best at promoting their research
We know from anecdotal experience (and checking theses) that this paper is downloaded a lot by students
**Braun, V. and Clarke, V. (2006) Using thematic analysis in psychology. Qualitative Research in Psychology, 3 (2). pp. 77-101 (downloaded 121024 times in 2016)
Downloads in proportion to full text items