City Research Online – a year in figures

City Research Online (CRO) now contains 22,617 publications – most of which are journal articles, book chapters, conference proceedings and theses. This year visitors topped 150,000 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 6.8 million downloads 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. 14,095
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. 7,318
3 Gunning, D., Stefik, M., Choi, J. , Miller, T., Stumpf, S.  & Yang, G-Z. (2019). XAI-Explainable artificial intelligenceScience Robotics, 4(37), eaay7120. 6,321
4 Spicer, A. (2020). Organizational Culture and COVID-19. Journal Of Management Studies, 57(8), pp. 1737-1740. 5,798
5 Waterhouse, R.T. (2014). Satanic abuse, false memories, weird beliefs and moral panics. (Unpublished Doctoral thesis, City University London) 5,573


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