Open access, readership, citations: a randomized controlled trial of scientific journal publishing.

@article{Davis2011OpenAR,
  title={Open access, readership, citations: a randomized controlled trial of scientific journal publishing.},
  author={P. Davis},
  journal={FASEB journal : official publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology},
  year={2011},
  volume={25 7},
  pages={
          2129-34
        }
}
  • P. Davis
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine, Biology
  • FASEB journal : official publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology
  • Does free access to journal articles result in greater diffusion of scientific knowledge? Using a randomized controlled trial of open access publishing, involving 36 participating journals in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities, we report on the effects of free access on article downloads and citations. Articles placed in the open access condition (n=712) received significantly more downloads and reached a broader audience within the first year, yet were cited no more frequently, nor… CONTINUE READING

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