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User experience

A look at SSRN from the user perspective — stories from our customers, feedback from users, an overview of who is using SSRN and why.

Did You Know?

SSRN provides an eye-friendly short-form URL for every author and abstract page. Author Page: This URL is useful in your email …


SSRN’s CiteReader Project Update

Last week we released a project update to our reference and citation technology, CiteReader.  CiteReader allows readers to view the references within …


Three R’s & a V

The 3 R’s, the long held foundation of teaching, are adding another letter to their crew.  Looking to increase the effective communication …


SSRN Development – CiteReader

In 2008, SSRN released CiteReader and Reference Technology into their Beta labs. CiteReader captures references from the papers in the SSRN eLibrary. …


Commenting Added to ERPN

Last month, we beta tested abstract “commenting” functionality on all abstracts in our Cognitive Science Network (CSN). With the initial success and …



Welcome to the SSRN Blog, the official blog of the Social Science Research Network. Since its start in 1994, SSRN has grown …