Estimating open access mandate effectiveness: The MELIBEA score

  title={Estimating open access mandate effectiveness: The MELIBEA score},
  author={Philippe Vincent-Lamarre and Jade Boivin and Yassine Gargouri and Vincent Larivi{\`e}re and Stevan Harnad},
  journal={Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology},
MELIBEA is a directory of institutional open‐access policies for research output that uses a composite formula with eight weighted conditions to estimate the “strength” of open access (OA) mandates (registered in ROARMAP). We analyzed total Web of Science‐(WoS)‐indexed publication output in years 2011–2013 for 67 institutions in which OA was mandated to estimate the mandates' effectiveness: How well did the MELIBEA score and its individual conditions predict what percentage of the WoS‐indexed… 
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