Tagged: PLOS

The Difference between Open Access and Paywall-Based Publishing Models Sharpens, as Preprints Gain in Legitimacy 0

The Difference between Open Access and Paywall-Based Publishing Models Sharpens, as Preprints Gain in Legitimacy

Author: Pablo Markin Published Online: 2018-01-15 URL: http://openscience.com/the-difference-between-open-access-and-paywall-based-publishing-models-sharpens-as-preprints-gain-in-legitimacy/ Even though costs associated with Open Access publishing have been found to grow, as preprints gain in increasing recognition in funding, grant and fellowship applications, Open Access publishers,...

Recent Pre-Print Findings Cast Doubt and Spark Discussion on the Citation Performance of Open Access Journals 0

Recent Pre-Print Findings Cast Doubt and Spark Discussion on the Citation Performance of Open Access Journals

Author: Pablo Markin Published Online: 2017-10-06 URL: http://openscience.com/recent-pre-print-findings-cast-doubt-and-spark-discussion-on-the-citation-performance-of-open-access-journals/ While Green and hybrid Open Access articles have been tentatively found to out-perform paywall-protected articles based on their citation statistics, Gold Open Access articles show lower citation levels than...

Alternative Measures of Scholarly Impact are Increasingly Adopted by Funders and Publishers 0

Alternative Measures of Scholarly Impact are Increasingly Adopted by Funders and Publishers

Author: Pablo Markin Published Online: 2017-07-29 URL: http://openscience.com/alternative-measures-of-scholarly-impact-are-increasingly-adopted-by-funders-and-publishers/ While journal impact factor metrics have been and continue to be used to assess the quality of publications that scholars publish, it appears that the primarily...

The Impact of Market Forces on Open Access Journal Publishers 0

The Impact of Market Forces on Open Access Journal Publishers

Author: Pablo Markin Published Online: 2017-05-05 URL: http://openscience.com/the-impact-of-market-forces-on-open-access-journal-publishers/ As the largest open access publisher by the number of articles published, according to the Digital Archive of Open Access Journals, PLOS can serve as a...