From Atmire  A wide uptake of institutional repositories facilitates open access access to scientific research.

The latest edition of the annual Academic Ranking of World Universities, aka Shanghai Ranking, came out last week. As the list below shows, a large number of these world-renowend make their research outputs freely available for online consultation, through their DSpace repositories.

1. Harvard University

3. University of Cambridge

4. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

6. Princeton University

10. University of Chicago

12. Cornell University

14. University of Washington

18. Johns Hopkins University

19. Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich

23. University of Toronto

24. Imperial College London

26. Duke University

27. University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

28. University of Wisconsin – Madison

32. New York University

32. The University of Edinburgh

35. Kyoto University

37. University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

38. The University of Melbourne

40. The University of Texas at Austin

41. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

43. University of British Columbia

44. Karolinska Institute

48. The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas

50. Vanderbilt University

51. University of Maryland, College Park

51. Utrecht University

57. University of Helsinki

62. University of Oslo

68. University of Sydney

69. The Australian National University

70. Boston University

70. Rice University

74. Leiden University

79. Georgia Institute of Technology

83. University of California, Irvine

85. National University of Singapore

86. KU Leuven

94. The Ohio State University – Columbus

96. Nanyang Technological University

As a certified DuraSpace partner, Atmire contributes to the open source development of the DSpace platform. Several of these institutions entrusted Atmire with software development and services related to their DSpace repositories.