[Irtalk] Purdue e-Pubs - Proceedings of the IATUL Conferences: The Effect of Open Access on Citation Rates of Self-Archived Articles at Chalmers

Hilton Gibson hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Sun Jul 20 13:02:37 SAST 2014

 A total of 3424 original articles published 2010-2012 were included, 899
of which were published in full text in CPL, and 2571 that were only
registered with bibliographical data. Mean normalized citation scores
(MNCS) were calculated using Web of Science citation data processed by the
Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS) of Leiden University. *Results
show that self-archived articles have a 22% higher citation rate than
articles that were not self-archived, and that the difference is
statistically significant. The limitations and biases of the study are also

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