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Celebrating Emerald’s High Usage Awards 2024

22nd March 2024

The top 20 global academic institutions with the highest number of downloads of Emerald’s eJournal content have been announced.

Now in its 13th year, the annual High Usage Awards celebrate the relationship between Emerald Publishing and the winning institutions. The awards also highlight the global reach and impact of the research published by Emerald.

For the third year in a row, the top three positions are held by Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia, with 756,057 downloads, Egyptian Knowledge Bank Data Center, Egypt, with 663,751, and Liberty University, USA, with 443,941.

The top 20 institutions include eight from the UK, five from Indonesia, and three from Malaysia. Institutions from Egypt, the USA, Australia and China are also featured.

Natalie Jacobs, Chief Product Officer at Emerald Publishing, said: "Congratulations to the institutions featured in this year’s High Usage Awards. The awards provide us with the opportunity to say thank you to our loyal customers. We really want to highlight the value and importance of our relationships with institutions and academics from around the world."

Natalie further commented on the importance of these relationships: "It’s through our work with authors, editors, and institutions that we’re able to publish research that addresses key societal challenges. We’re committed to supporting meaningful, real world impact through research, and our relationships with these institutions help us achieve that goal."

The top 20 winning institutions with the highest usage of Emerald eJournal content in descending order are:

  1. Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia
  2. EKB Data Center, Egypt
  3. Liberty University, USA
  4. Jiangnan University, China
  5. Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia
  6. Northumbria University, United Kingdom
  7. Airlangga University, Indonesia
  8. Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia
  9. Diponegoro University, Indonesia
  10. Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia
  11. University of Manchester, United Kingdom
  12. University of Southampton, United Kingdom
  13. University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
  14. University of Liverpool, United Kingdom
  15. Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia
  16. Universitas Trisakti, Indonesia
  17. Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
  18. University of The West of England, United Kingdom
  19. University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
  20. University College London, United Kingdom


About Emerald

Founded by management scholars in 1967, and now part of the Cambridge Information Group, Emerald Publishing provides a range of publishing services to help researchers tell their stories in a meaningful and timely way, providing innovative tools and services to build confidence and capability in impactful research. As a proud signatory of DORA, Emerald is committed to establishing new pathways to impact, making research more accessible, and helping communities make decisions that change their world for the better.

For over 50 years Emerald's core purpose has been to champion fresh thinkers and help them make a difference so that little by little those in academia or in practice can unite to bring positive change in the real world. Emerald Publishing is proud to be Highly Commended for the Alison Morrison Diversity and Inclusivity Award in the Independent Publishers Guild's Independent Publishing Awards 2023.

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