By the end of September, 2011, papers from the MIT Open Access Articles Collection were being downloaded at a rate of 20,000 times per month.
The collection has seen nearly 250,000 downloads since its creation.
This news is being reported in celebration of the second anniversary of the Open Access Articles Collection,
which houses papers under the MIT Faculty Open Access Policy, and International Open Access Week, which runs from October 24 through 28.
For more information:
MIT Faculty Open Access Policy