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Wikipedia Referencing Significantly Augments the Diffusion of Open Access Articles as Recent Findings Show

Wikipedia Referencing Significantly Augments the Diffusion of Open Access Articles as Recent Findings Show

Author: Pablo Markin Published Online: 2017-11-04 URL: http://openscience.com/wikipedia-referencing-significantly-augments-the-diffusion-of-open-access-articles-as-recent-findings-show/ As a Chinese university questions the validity of traditional impact factor metrics, Teplitsky, Lu and Duede’s 2017 study argues that Wikipedia is more likely to promote the visibility of...

Academic Self-Publishing Makes Market Inroads with Open Access Offerings and Innovative Business Models

Academic Self-Publishing Makes Market Inroads with Open Access Offerings and Innovative Business Models

Author: Pablo Markin Published Online: 2017-09-13 URL: http://openscience.com/academic-self-publishing-makes-market-inroads-with-open-access-offerings-and-innovative-business-models/ Lulu, a book self-publishing platform, has recently launched Glasstree Academic Publishing, a division targeting the academic market, in a bid to disrupt existing scholarly publishing models. Excerpt In its primary business...

Academic Libraries as Emergent Players in the Scholarly Journal Publishing Industry

Academic Libraries as Emergent Players in the Scholarly Journal Publishing Industry

Author: Pablo Markin Published Online: 2017-07-19 URL: http://openscience.com/academic-libraries-as-emergent-players-in-the-scholarly-journal-publishing-industry/ In recent years, academic libraries have become important advocates of Open Access (OA), as OA journals are being launched, institutional repositories are being introduced and open...

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