Numbers for NLS Nerds

5,434 Number of authors listed in the NLS Annotated Bibliography
26 Number of academic disciplines represented by authors listed in the NLS Annotated Bibliography
134 Maximum number of contributions to the NLS Annotated Bibliography by a single author: Frank Mott (Ohio State University), former principal investigator of the Child cohort
52,807 Number of data downloads conducted via NLS Investigator over the last 12 months
11,846,753 Number of variables downloaded via NLS Investigator over the last 12 months
339 Number of downloads conducted via NLS Investigator over the last 12 months by the most prolific downloader (among those who logged in)
19.9 Percent of NLS Investigator downloads conducted on Fridays, the most popular day of the week (followed by Saturday) for downloading NLS data. Go NLS nerds!

… to the thousands of users of NLS data whose research produced roughly 9,000 journal articles, books, monographs, and dissertations during the first 50 years of the NLS. Without a dedicated community of NLS users, there would be no need for the NLS!

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