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Flipping a journal to open access will boost its citation performance: but to what degree varies by publisher, field and rank

Yang, Li, Wu, Chaojiang, Yan, Erjia and Li, Kai (2018) Flipping a journal to open access will boost its citation performance: but to what degree varies by publisher, field and rank. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (30 Oct 2018). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Many observers have drawn the logical conclusion that the increased exposure and visibility afforded by open access leads to improved citation performance of open access journals. Yang Li, Chaojiang Wu, Erjia Yan and Kai Li report on research examining the perceived open access advantage, paying particular attention to journals which have “flipped” to open access from a subscription model. Findings reveal that the estimated overall effect of open access is positive, with significant improvements to journals’ citation metrics. However, the degree to which a journal may improve varies according to its research field, publisher and quality profile.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/
Additional Information: © 2018 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2021 16:21
Last Modified: 10 Oct 2021 23:30
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/109295

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