One Million Downloads of SMU Publications

SMU’s open access institutional repository, InK (Institutional Knowledge @ Singapore Management University), has just achieved the milestone of one million full text article downloads on 9 April 2016. InK was launched in December 2010, with 7,555 records and 600 full text papers, and has grown to 16,348 records with 4,500 full text papers. In less than six years, the full text papers have been downloaded one million times across 210 countries.
The two papers with the highest downloads are:
  1. The Singapore Model of Housing and the Welfare State by PHANG Sock Yong (School of Economics) with 18,510 downloads
  2. Twitterrank: Finding Topic-Sensitive Influential Twitterers by WENG Jianshu, LIM Ee Peng, JIANG Jing; and HE Qi (School of Information Systems) with 14,737 downloads
The top downloaded paper from the other schools are:
Thank you to all for uploading your papers on RPS and IRIS and subsequently onto InK. We hope to continue to help you make your publications more discoverable and impactful.
InK makes SMU publications, which includes the full text of journal articles, conference publications and PhD dissertations, available to anyone with access to the Internet, showcasing and sharing the research findings of SMU with the world.