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Free online availability substantially increases a paper's impact

Free online availability substantially increases a paper's impact,Nature,Steve Lawrence

Free online availability substantially increases a paper's impact   (Citations: 158)
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Journal: Nature , vol. 411, 2001
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    Jingfeng Xia. Diffusionism and open access

    • ...The citation advantage of OA has become a controversial topic and has attracted lots of researchers’ attention since 2001, when Lawrence analyzed 119,924 conference articles in computer science and related disciplines and found a 157% increase in the mean number of citations of OA articles over offline articles [4]...

    Lifang Xuet al. Analysis on open access citation advantage: an empirical study based o...

    • ...A potential citation advantage due to the appearance of a scientific article in a repository has been discussed within the wider Open Access debate (Harnad and Brody 2004; Antelman 2004; Metcalfe 2004)...

    Anne Gentil-BeccotSalvatoreet al. Citing and reading behaviours in high-energy physics

    • ...For this purpose, many investigations compared citation advantage of OA vs. non-OA publications (Lawrence, 2001; Antelman, 2004; Harnad & Brody, 2004; Kurtz, 2004; Norris, Oppenheim & Rowland, 2008), suggesting that OA will attract more citations than non-OA works in several subject areas...
    • ...Lawrence (2001), for example, showed that free online availability substantially increases a paper's impact and that more highly cited articles and more recent articles in computer science are significantly more likely to be online...
    • ...Therefore, the result supports previous findings in different subject areas that self-archiving and open accessibility substantially increase the citation impact (e.g., Lawrence 2001; Kurtz 2004; Hajjem, Harnad & Gingras, 2005; Norris, Oppenheim & Rowland, 2008)...

    Kayvan Koushaet al. The citation impact of Open Access agricultural research: A comparison...

    • ...taxonomists to increase the visibility of their work, which in turn may lead to increased citations (Lawrence 2001)...

    Roderic D. M. Page. Wikipedia as an encyclopaedia of life

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