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One Million Downloads

By Kirsten Lee, Distance Learning Liaison

On October 1, the Fordham Research Commons reached a new milestone: One Million Downloads!

This open access archive preserves and facilitates access to the intellectual output of Fordham faculty, researchers, and students. Since its launch in August 2007, users from over 17,500 institutions in 222 countries and territories have discovered and downloaded the scholarly and institutional items available on the Research Commons.

Some highlights of the Fordham Research Commons: 

The institutional repository is a service of the Fordham University Libraries. Authors who contribute to the institutional repository benefit by increasing their research impact, getting higher citation rates, and complying with funding mandates. Contact Michael Considine ( or Kirsten Lee ( if you’d like to learn more!

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