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Readers from around the world on ScienceOpen

Readers from around the world on ScienceOpen

Latest upgrades on usage tracking from ScienceOpen

Every day around the world researchers turn to ScienceOpen to search for relevant articles, books, and chapters from the 78 million within our discovery environment. Of course, every author and every publisher wants to know, “Who is reading my work?”.

Our technology is always being improved. After updating our cookie policy, which now gives users more privacy options when browsing through ScienceOpen, our developers introduced a new analytics tool to understand where readers and coming from – what country or institute – to access the content on our site.

Publishers and editors can now download usage and geolocation reports from their collection page at any time.

This new feature allows our publisher customers to stay up to date with the distribution of their publications on ScienceOpen and share valuable insights with their authors, readers, and scholarly circles.

In today’s blog, we have put together some key facts and interesting usage data for some of our publishers, and in the meanwhile, we encourage all of our editors to try out the latest function on their collection site.

AKJournal’s diverse readership

Akadémiai Kiadó is Hungary’s oldest continuously operating publishing house and one of Central and Eastern Europe’s largest scientific publishers. AK Journals’ prestigious publications have a significant impact that extends beyond the scholarly circles of Europe and North America. The publications and collections of AK Journals continue to catch the attention of our Chinese readers. This pattern can be found in the majority of their journals.

The AKJournal’s research has reached over 141 countries, including readers in St. Vincent and Grenadines, Solomon Islands, Turks and Caicos, and Guam. AK Psychology collection is the most viewed from the AKJournal’s collection and the top three countries in terms of readership are the United States, China, and Germany.

Most read on AK Psychology:


Since joining our network, Zoonoses has built and maintained an impressive audience. Every month, thousands of visitors from 182 countries around the world gain access to the journal’s publications.

India, the United States, Bangladesh, China, and Canada are the top five countries with the most readers, followed by Pakistan, France, Nepal, Germany, and Ireland.

Pensoft Biodiversity

With such an impressive offer on publications in the field of Biodiversity, comes great interest and growing readership. The Biodiversity collection by Pensoft has gained over 45.000 new readers since the beginning of the year, with a record-high interest in April.

The readers of Pensoft on ScienceOpen come from 122 countries from all over the world. The top five includes United States, China, Germany, United Kingdom, and Russia.

Most read on Pensoft Biodiversity

De Gruyter

In the Nanotechnology collection, De Gruyter has gained an impressive readership in the first months of 2022. 90% of its readership comes from China and the United States, and a steady interest is seen in European countries, Canada, and India.

In the Energy Collection, apart from China and the United States, many interested users come from Germany, France, and Canada as well.

BioScientifica’s growing readership

Bioscientifica Open Endocrinology readership spans over 80 countries. In France, Canada, the Netherlands, Singapore, and United Kingdom the collection has a constant readership, while 90% of the readership comes from China and the United States

On the reproduction collection, readership has seen a constant growth in the past quarter, with readers coming from 39 countries, spanning across Europe, North America, Asia and Africa.

Latest titles from Bioscientifica Open Endocrinology:

EDP Sciences

Parasite Journal is attracting a new readership. Most of its readers come from our usual suspects, the top 3 United States, China, and Germany, but a growing interest in the journals’ publication is seen in Singapore and Canada.

Karger aiming for the stars

Karger Publishers’ collection on ScienceOpen provides access to cutting-edge research in a variety of medical fields. Over the last few months, the Neurology and Neuroscience collection has seen an increase in usage, with over 62.000 publications accessed in the first half of 2022.

Karger is a go-to resource for many Neurology professionals from around the world. Outside of Europe, the United States, and China, countries such as India, Japan, Singapore, Sweden, Togo, and South Korea have shown consistent interest in this collection.

New titles from Karger Neurology:


Hogrefe’s readership is as diverse as its portfolio in medicine. Scholars from over 100 countries regularly access the publications by Hogrefe, with our usual suspects at the top of the list, joined by Switzerland, Finland, and Canada.

In the VASA collection, a growing interest is witnessed by Indian scholars.

Most shared titles from VASA – European Journal of Vascular Medicine:

Pluto Journals’ international audience

Pluto Journals takes pride in producing world-class journals that are at the cutting edge of humanities research today. World-class usage data as well for the Pluto Journals on ScienceOpen.

Pluto Journals takes pride in publishing world-class journals at the forefront of humanities research today. World-class usage data for the Pluto Journals on ScienceOpen as well.

World Review of Political Economy has readers from 181 different countries. From Greenland to Papua New Guinea, Timor Leste to Haiti, the journal’s name and scope say it all for its audience.

Socialist Lawyer has on its top 10 list hundreds of visits from scholars and readers from Canada, Ireland, Israel, and Lebanon.

The International Journal of Disability and Social Justice has only published two issues so far, but the usage data indicates a consolidated readership from the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Canada, and Australia.

Arab Studies Quarterly and its scholarship reach an audience spanning over 153 countries, with a constant interest in the Netherlands, Lebanon, Ireland, the United Kingdom, Israel and Egypt.

Decolonial Horizons / Horizontes Decoloniales explores with its scholarship between global politics and religious discourses, reflecting a growing interest in America, with hundreds of visits from the United States, Canada, Colombia, Mexico, and Brazil.

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