Pepperdine University Libraries is pleased to announce that Pepperdine Digital Commons has passed 500,000 total downloads! New Year’s resolution: 1 million downloads by 2015. Pepperdine Digital Commons is the university’s centralized platform for Pepperdine journals, faculty websites, conference proceedings, exemplary student research, and other e-scholarship. It is our mission to make Pepperdine’s scholarly output accessible, secure, and search engine optimized for online discovery.
The most popular paper of 2013 was What Happens to Our Facebook Accounts When We Die?: Probate Versus Policy and the Fate of Social-Media Assets Postmortem by Kristina Sherry published in the Pepperdine Law Review (5,818 downloads). While the law journal material did very well, many other heavy hitters came from the School of Public Policy and Seaver College, such as Jesus and the Syrophoenician Woman: A Case Study in Inclusiveness by Holly J. Carey published in Leaven (1,234 downloads).
Happy New Year from Pepperdine University Libraries!