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May 15, 2008

Papers with the highest downloads in 2007 feature organics, ethanol

The most frequently downloaded papers in AgEcon Search in 2007 are listed at http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/top07.pdf

The most highly downloaded paper compares organic and conventional milk production. Of the top 35, 10 cover ethanol or biofuels.

AgEcon Search featured in analysis of digital repositories

AgEcon Search was singled out for additional analysis in a recent article by Chuck Thomas and Robert McDonald. They look at the number of papers submitted per author. At the time of the study, 10% of authors had contributed 5 or more papers.

The article appears in the Sept/Oct 2007 issue of in D-Lib Magazine, at http://www.dlib.org/dlib/september07/mcdonald/09mcdonald.html