[Irtalk] Open Access articles keep getting read over time

Ina Smith Ina at assaf.org.za
Wed Jul 8 11:50:31 SAST 2015

Dear Colleagues

OA - in the long run - the winner.

"Open Access articles keep getting read over time, while toll-access readership spike, then quickly die. Add to this the growing number of citation advantage studies (link 2 below) and it's game over really."

1. http://arxiv.org/ftp/arxiv/papers/1503/1503.05702.pdf
2. http://sparceurope.org/oaca/<http://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fsparceurope.org%2Foaca%2F&h=vAQHrmvjH&enc=AZMOty63_W_zgAkR-qpcoBBxMP8igvhGfcfTy9JlNeN1o-aiae26iEqkzUL4JiWojyCIOMVqDBlRv1DL41FnPU42GDW7YL_7Qi5H-GrOI7vR9pDWH7Zs_biBA_tqWMh1YlFfZXT9sNYS0juQR8Zy2mNc840bXm_Tv98Cq2xDDY8-W_7OavzcpTc_ax1MMQD4b3OSZ34umYaWbLaqgRg84kiY&s=1>

Kind regards

Ina Smith
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