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The State of OA: A large-scale analysis of the prevalence and impact of Open Access articles

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In 2015, 45% of peer-reviewed papers were available as Open Access, and OA articles receive 18% more citations than average. "A large-scale analysis of the prevalence and impact of Open Access articles" https://t.co/jA9BLIJR3s
In 2015, 45% of peer-reviewed papers were Open Access, and OA articles receive 18% more citations than average. "A large-scale analysis of the prevalence and impact of Open Access articles" https://t.co/jA9BLIJR3s
@OSIUnited @ashleydfarley Just flagging that @ashleydfarley is a co-author on one of the articles you’re referencing
RT @maxmhouck: The State of Open Access Journals https://t.co/DtexunfEh6
54 days ago
The State of Open Access Journals https://t.co/DtexunfEh6
RT @swipp_it: 3 reports on open discussed by @KristenRatan at #FORCE2018 keynote: https://t.co/HWsjiJN7Yu https://t.co/MH0k87SayP https:/…
3 reports on open discussed by @KristenRatan at #FORCE2018 keynote: https://t.co/HWsjiJN7Yu https://t.co/MH0k87SayP https://t.co/QKXawc1CC5
100 days ago
RT @jasonpriem: "The State of #OA," our paper analyzing #openaccess progress, was a 2017 hit on @thePeerJ! Congrats to my awesome coautho…
The State of OA: A large-scale analysis of the prevalence and impact of Open Access articles https://t.co/MQ6qyguYxS via @PeerJPreprints
149 days ago
RT @seinecle: Harvard Business Review: "It’s Time to Make Business School Research More Relevant" https://t.co/5hN5ab0vhd -> yes! But 75%…
RT @seinecle: Harvard Business Review: "It’s Time to Make Business School Research More Relevant" https://t.co/5hN5ab0vhd -> yes! But 75%…
Harvard Business Review: "It’s Time to Make Business School Research More Relevant" https://t.co/5hN5ab0vhd -> yes! But 75% of it is behind paywalls, how can practitioners even *access* it? source of the chart: https://t.co/lAycA0ywbs https://t.co/HchsONVLBV
RT @cryptaneax: The State of OA: A large-scale analysis of the prevalence and impact of Open Access articles https://t.co/enXJfRvl1H
163 days ago
The State of OA: A large-scale analysis of the prevalence and impact of Open Access articles https://t.co/enXJfRvl1H
RT @germanabarata: @lisushi Fortunately the demands on #openaccess journals are growing. Here a nice paper with more data: https://t.co/2dM…
@lisushi Fortunately the demands on #openaccess journals are growing. Here a nice paper with more data: https://t.co/2dMzAph95S
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RT @researchremix: Thanks also to everyone who gave us feedback on our preprint, some on the preprint at @PeerJ itself (https://t.co/IdclZY…
RT @researchremix: Thanks also to everyone who gave us feedback on our preprint, some on the preprint at @PeerJ itself (https://t.co/IdclZY…
RT @researchremix: Thanks also to everyone who gave us feedback on our preprint, some on the preprint at @PeerJ itself (https://t.co/IdclZY…
RT @researchremix: Thanks also to everyone who gave us feedback on our preprint, some on the preprint at @PeerJ itself (https://t.co/IdclZY…
RT @researchremix: Thanks also to everyone who gave us feedback on our preprint, some on the preprint at @PeerJ itself (https://t.co/IdclZY…
308 days ago
RT @researchremix: Thanks also to everyone who gave us feedback on our preprint, some on the preprint at @PeerJ itself (https://t.co/IdclZY…
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Competing Interests

Heather Piwowar and Jason Priem are founders of Impactstory, a non-profit company which makes Unpaywall, oaDOI, and other tools to improve scholarly communication.

Author Contributions

Heather Piwowar conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Jason Priem conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Vincent Larivière conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Juan Pablo Alperin conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, wrote the paper, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Lisa Matthias performed the experiments, analyzed the data, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Bree Norlander analyzed the data, wrote the paper, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Ashley Farley wrote the paper, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Jevin West reviewed drafts of the paper.

Stefanie Haustein conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.837902

Funding

The authors received no funding for this work.


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