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
  • D9.13 Final report

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.


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