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Tuesday, May 16, 2006

Citation Advantage of Open Access Articles

In a paper posted yesterday on PLoS Biology, Citation Advantage of Open Access Articles, Gunther Eysenbach (University of Toronto) argues that article with free access get cited more often than those that require subscriptions during the first four to sixteen months after publication. The study is the first to compare open-access and non-open-access papers from the same journal.  For further discussion, see the Chronicle of Higher Education.

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