Argues that faculty members should not view hits to their works in an institutional repository as a drain on their Social Science Research Network rankings. While SSRN excels at delivering their work to the cadre of legal specialists, IRs typically do a better job of presenting it to a broader readership. This expanded exposure should be judged a positive complementary benefit.
Watson, Carol A. and Donovan, James M., "Will an Institutional Repository Hurt My SSRN Ranking?: Calming the Faculty Fear" (2012). Articles, Chapters and Online Publications. 29.