The open access advantage considering citation, article usage and social media attention

@article{Wang2015TheOA,
  title={The open access advantage considering citation, article usage and social media attention},
  author={Xianwen Wang and Chen Liu and Wenli Mao and Zhichao Fang},
  journal={Scientometrics},
  year={2015},
  volume={103},
  pages={555-564}
}
In this study, we compare the difference in the impact between open access (OA) and non-open access (non-OA) articles. 1761 Nature Communications articles published from 1 January 2012 to 31 August 2013 are selected as our research objects, including 587 OA articles and 1174 non-OA articles. Citation data and daily updated article-level metrics data are harvested directly from the platform of nature.com. Data is analyzed from the static versus temporal-dynamic perspectives. The OA citation… 
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