PEER Usage Reports and Final Project report now available
June 19, 2012
19 June 2012.
PEER Usage Research Reports and Final Project report available at
Following the recent successful End of Project Results Conference, the following final reports from PEER are now available for download from the PEER website:
- D5.2 PEER Usage study - Descriptive statistics for the period March to August 2011
- D5.3 PEER Usage study - Randomised controlled trial results
The usage research studies were undertaken by CIBER Research Ltd to measure the effect of exposing accepted manuscripts (following peer review) in repositories on downloads of the version of record at publisher platforms. The study is the largest of its kind to date, involving over 18,000 manuscripts.