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From: Stevan Harnad <harnad_at_ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 1 Apr 2008 15:40:53 +0100 (BST)

Subject: Re: Increased citation of OA

On 1-Apr-08, at 6:13 AM, Nick Sheppard (U. Leeds) wrote:

> I would be very grateful if anyone could point me at evidence that OA
> articles are cited more often than non-OA; I have the 2001 article by
> Steve Lawrence (Online or Invisible? ? the edited version of which
> appeared as ?Free online availability substantially increases a paper's
> impact" in: Nature, Volume 411, Number 6837, p.
> 521, 2001.) but could do with something a little more up to date.

See Steve Hitchcock's ongoing bibliography: "The effect of open access
and downloads ('hits') on citation impact: a bibliography of studies"

There's been plenty since Lawrence 2001!

Stevan Harnad
Received on Tue Apr 01 2008 - 15:40:53 BST

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