Over the past three years we have completed our project to digitize our graduate students’ final theses and dissertations. 2018 marks the first year where all our legacy works have been uploaded to Deep Blue.
The following data includes all uploaded works and download counts as of December 2018.
Deep Blue by the Numbers
Total number digitized works: 757
Works downloaded at least once: 448 (59%)
Total downloads: 114,329
Open Access works: 345 (46%)
Open Access works downloaded at least once: 345 (100%)
Open Access downloads: 114,052 (99.8%)
Works accessible only on UM campuses: 412 (54%)
Works accessible only on UM campuses downloaded at least once: 103 (25%)
On campus downloads: 277 (0.2%)
Top 10 Downloaded Theses
The download amounts in the following list reflect the all time totals, not just those downloads that occurred in 2018.