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

Published Oct 25, 2017

"Despite growing interest in Open Access (OA) to scholarly literature, there is an unmet need for large-scale, up-to-date, and reproducible studies assessing the prevalence and characteristics of OA. We address this need using oaDOI, an open online service that determines OA status for 67 million articles."

What is the prevalence of OA today, and how can OA be defined? And is it true that Open Access articles get more citations than subscription locked articles?

Read the article “The State of OA: A large-scale analysis of the prevalence and impact of Open Access articles”.

Open Access week takes place October 23-27th this year and KTH Library will share an Open Access tip each day.