EDIT: As of today, my thesis is now the 4th most downloaded of all time (http://espace-stats.library.curtin.edu.au/most_popular_papers.pl?p=at — click the “thesis” tab then sort by “all time”)
(Sorry, couldn’t resist the cheesy title).. I received a rather exciting email about my thesis today:
Dear Dr Kate Raynes-Goldie
I am writing to let you know that your thesis, which is in the Curtin institutional repository, espace@Curtin, has been particularly popular with readers around the globe.
Your thesis, Privacy in the age of facebook : discourse, architecture, consequences, has been downloaded a total of 2794 times as of 20th May 2014. This places your work as the 6th most downloaded thesis of all time in espace@Curtin as of 20th May 2014.
You can access your download statistics here: http://espace-stats.library.curtin.edu.au/author_statistics.pl?author=Raynes-Goldie,_Kate_Sarah
We would like to offer you our congratulations for the overall popularity of your work in espace@Curtin.
Now I just gotta get on that book deal…