Swan, A. (2010) The Open Access citation advantage: Studies and results to date. Technical Report UNSPECIFIED, School of Electronics & Computer Science, University of Southampton.
This paper summarises 31 reported studies which have investigated Open Access citation advantage. Of the studies 27 found that there was an advantage to be gained, while 4 did not. Of the studies, 6 are relevant to subjects studied here at Queen Margaret University, and all 6 of these studies did find that citations increased for papers published following an Open Access publishing model.
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