Recommender systems: Activity data to Enhance and Increase Open-access Usage (AEIOU)
When working with multiple repositories identify the repository each recommended item is from
- NB this should be included in the results.
Consider appropriate weightings for views and downloads. You may wish to consider
downloads as having a higher weighting.
Think about the number of recommendations. There are differences of opinion on this, but 5 or
6 seem about right.
Think about the location of recommendations on item page - above or below? Maybe useful to
have a link at the top of the record to take you to the recommendations at the bottom of the
What makes a session where it is likely that the user is looking for related items? Consensus
is that 30 minutes is about right.