Open access downloads: September 2021

Statistics from the OA collection of DSpace@MIT

Downloads this month: 188,056; Downloads since OA policy began: 18,552,485; Articles in the OA collection: 38,635; Featured country: India: 6,698 downloadsThe Open Access Collection of DSpace@MIT includes scholarly articles by MIT-affiliated authors made available through open access policies at MIT or publisher agreements.

Each month we highlight the month’s download numbers and a few of the most-downloaded articles in the collection, and we feature stats and comments from a particular country.

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Top downloaded articles for September:

A Planners’ Planner: John Friedmann’s Quest for a General Theory of Planning, Bish Sanyal

An evidence review of face masks against COVID-19, Jeremy Howard, et al.

The Sex/Gender Distinction and the Social Construction of Reality, Sally Haslanger

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This post was updated on Nov. 2, 2021, to correct the number of downloads in India from the OA collection of DSpace@MIT.