Date of this Version
Poster presented by Sue Ann Gardner at OA11: CERN-UNIGE Workshop on Innovations in Scholarly Communications, Geneva, Switzerland, June 2019.
* Lower-Middle-Income country (World Bank definition): Gross National Income (GNI) average < 4,000 $US
1 Pedagogical content is valuable and popular. Age of the material is not a factor.
2 There is a significant international audience and talent pool for no-cost free-access publishing.
3 The higher value of the institutional repository is its access to metrics of impact and outreach.
What is a FOLO ? Free Online Learning Object
Downloads by country, April 2018--March 2019 (12 mos.)
25 % of IR downloads to LMI countries; 37% to other international; 38% to US.
Analysis of downloads and patterns in India, Philippines, & Nigeria.