Smithsonian Research Online is on the front lines of capturing scholarly publication data for the Smithsonian Institution and making it freely available online. This dashboard provides an overview of the data we collect, aggregated from the Smithsonian’s founding in 1846 to present day.

Museums and Research Centers

Choose a calendar year and Smithsonian museum or research center to explore specific content in Research Online.

Annual Publications

This table counts the total of all publications for the year selected, organized by the name of the Smithsonian museum or research center.

Open Access Scholarly Publications

This dashboard gives an overview of journal articles in Research Online by their open access status. The sources of data are Unpaywall and the Directory of Open Access Journals. While articles can have more than one open access status, this dashboard reflects the “best” open access location per Unpaywall’s data schema.