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

  title={The open access advantage considering citation, article usage and social media attention},
  author={Xianwen Wang and C. Liu and Wenli Mao and Zhichao Fang},
  • Xianwen Wang, C. Liu, +1 author Zhichao Fang
  • Published 2015
  • Computer Science
  • Scientometrics
  • 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 Data is analyzed from the static versus temporal-dynamic perspectives. The OA citation… CONTINUE READING

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