OpenAIR@RGU – monthly update (no.19 – July 2018)


Welcome to the nineteenth monthly update on OpenAIR@RGU– RGU’s open access institutional repository. Please direct any queries to the team at


The repository currently contains 2,881 links between Schools and outputs (some records are linked to multiple Schools and therefore included in this figure more than once). Some examples of recent additions to the repository include the following outputs:

  • = HASSAN, O.A.G. [2018]. The impact of voluntary environmental disclosure on firm value: does organizational visibility play a mediation role? Business strategy and the environment [online], (accepted).


Each School currently has the following number of records on OpenAIR (research data is in a separate diagram):




This month, there have been a total of 7,793 downloads from OpenAIR. The most downloaded items include:

The most downloaded theses this month include:

  • = TAYLOR, R.F. 2009. Creating connections: an investigation into the first year experience of undergraduate nursing students. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis. (149 downloads)
  • = SSENDI, L.B. 2013. Entrepreneurship activities in rural Tanzania: understanding women’s micro businesses. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis. (96 downloads)

The above data were correct at the time of writing (27.07.2018).