Author-choice open-access publishing in the biological and medical literature: A citation analysis

  title={Author-choice open-access publishing in the biological and medical literature: A citation analysis},
  author={P. M. Davis},
  • P. M. Davis
  • Published 2009
  • Psychology, Computer Science
  • ArXiv
  • In this article, we analyze the citations to articles published in 11 biological and medical journals from 2003 to 2007 that employ author-choice open access models. Controlling for known explanatory predictors of citations, only 2 of the 11 journals show positive and significant open access effects. Analyzing all journals together, we report a small but significant increase in article citations of 17%. In addition, there is strong evidence to suggest that the open access advantage is declining… CONTINUE READING
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