Amplifying the impact of open access: Wikipedia and the diffusion of science

@article{Teplitskiy2017AmplifyingTI,
  title={Amplifying the impact of open access: Wikipedia and the diffusion of science},
  author={M. Teplitskiy and Grace Lu and Eamon Duede},
  journal={Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology},
  year={2017},
  volume={68}
}
With the rise of Wikipedia as a first‐stop source for scientific information, it is important to understand whether Wikipedia draws upon the research that scientists value most. Here we identify the 250 most heavily used journals in each of 26 research fields (4,721 journals, 19.4M articles) indexed by the Scopus database, and test whether topic, academic status, and accessibility make articles from these journals more or less likely to be referenced on Wikipedia. We find that a journal's… Expand
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