The effect of "open access" on citation impact: An analysis of ArXiv's condensed matter section

  title={The effect of "open access" on citation impact: An analysis of ArXiv's condensed matter section},
  author={Henk F. Moed},
  journal={J. Assoc. Inf. Sci. Technol.},
  • H. Moed
  • Published 14 November 2006
  • Physics
  • J. Assoc. Inf. Sci. Technol.
This article statistically analyses how the citatio n impact of articles deposited in the Condensed Matter section of the preprint server ArX iv (hosted by Cornell University), and subsequently published in a scientific journal, compares to that of articles in the same journal that were not deposited in that archive. Its principal aim is to further illustrate and roughly estimate the effect of two factors, ‘early view’ and ‘quality bias’, upon differences in citation impact between these two se… 

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