[IRTalk] OACA – the open access citation advantage - ScienceMetrics.orgScienceMetrics.org
hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Sun Jul 31 15:16:12 SAST 2016
If you post your paper online somewhere outside a paywall, you join the
majority of scholars and your paper will gain a citation advantage over
papers available only through a journal. This has been demonstrated in
recent research. A particular focus of research on open access publishing
has been the hypothesis that open access papers will be more highly cited.
In this post I will examine some studies that have attempted to confirm or
quantify this citation advantage.
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