Happy 1st Birthday to LSHTM Research Online

It is one year since LSHTM Research Online was launched, and in that time 21,927 records have been imported, of which 3245 have full text papers.

Individual academics and students can set up email alerts based on their interests and will be informed when a new article appears in Research Online. Faculty, Department, Research Centre/Group, individual academics publication lists can be embedded on websites by using our RSS feeds or exported to Excel spreadsheets using the export function.

To further promote your research we have Twitter and Facebook buttons on each record that you can use to share your papers, proceedings, book chapters, reports, posters and presentations.

Our download statistics show that we have visitors from all over the globe, with the highest number of downloads from the United States. Total number of downloads last month was over 2,000 across a wide range of articles and it is increasing monthly.
We are also pleased to announce that we have an eTheses area which is currently being populated with pre2013 theses that have been digitized by the British Library’s Ethos project. At present we have over 50 full text theses open access with more being added weekly.

As we move forward we will be looking at further areas of development including Altmetrics and the embedding of multimedia research outputs and direct links from staff pages to Research Online

Research Online is one of over 2170 repositories world-wide which contributes to the growing Open Access movement to facilitate the open exchange of scholarly research. Increasing access to research will result in greater impact and promote LSHTM, our research and principles globally.

To contribute to the further success of Research Online we need researchers to send through to us their author accepted manuscript (version after peer review but before publisher pagination).

To learn more, to create a specific collection for your Research Centre or Group, to add your full text or just give feedback please contact researchonline@lshtm.ac.uk

1 comment

  1. M. S. Islam

    I like the idea of research online. This is a nice way to share research.