City Research Online – a year in figures

City Research Online now contains just over 20,000 publications – mainly journal articles, book chapters, conference proceedings and theses. This year there were nearly quarter of a million visitors largely from the UK, with the Philippines, USA, India and Germany rounding out the top 5 most heavy users. Overall however CRO attracts users from all over the world, with every nation visiting the repository at least once over the year.

Top downloads this year

There have been over 7 million publications downloaded from CRO since it was set-up in 2011, with 143,000 downloads coming in the last year. The most popular publications this year cover a breadth of subjects across different schools. The book chapter, Globalization and the mass media remains the most popular item in the repository.

Publication Total downloads this year
1 Matos, C. (2012). Globalization and the mass media. In: Encyclopedia of Globalization. . Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell. 39,000
2 Willett, W., Rockström, J., Loken, B. , Springmann, M., Lang, T. , Vermeulen, S., Garnett, T., Tilman, D., DeClerck, F., Wood, A., Jonell, M., Clark, M., Gordon, L. J., Fanzo, J., Hawkes, C. , Zurayk, R., Rivera, J. A., De Vries, W., Majele Sibanda, L., Afshin, A., Chaudhary, A., Herrero, M., Agustina, R., Branca, F., Lartey, A., Fan, S., Crona, B., Fox, E., Bignet, V., Troell, M., Lindahl, T., Singh, S., Cornell, S. E., Srinath Reddy, K., Narain, S., Nishtar, S. & Murray, C. J. L. (2019). Food in the Anthropocene: the EAT-Lancet Commission on healthy diets from sustainable food systems. Lancet, 393(10170), pp. 447-492. 7,865
3 Greer, C. & Reiner, R. (2015). Mediated Mayhem: Media, Crime and Criminal Justice. (5th ed.) In: Maguire, M., Morgan, R. & Reiner, R. (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Criminology. (pp. 245-278). UK: Oxford University Press. 7,415
4 Spicer, A. (2020). Organizational Culture and COVID-19. Journal Of Management Studies, 57(8), pp. 1737-1740. 7,361
5 Gunning, D., Stefik, M., Choi, J. , Miller, T., Stumpf, S.  & Yang, G-Z. (2019). XAI-Explainable artificial intelligenceScience Robotics, 4(37), eaay7120. 6,899



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