Open access in global health research 2010–2014

This dataset contains a set of 3,366 research articles indexed in PubMed under the Medical Heading Subject Heading “Global Health” published between 2010 and 2014. For each of these papers the access type  was determined on the paper (i.e., gold OA, delayed OA, green OA, hybrid, other free access, toll access) as well as the journal level (gold OA, delayed OA, hybrid, subscription). Article processing charges were identified for gold and hybrid papers to estimate the cost of OA and the fees obtained by each publisher. For a subset of 2,655 publications indexed in the Web of Science (WoS), citations were analyzed per access type and country of citing authors, classified by the World Bank Atlas (WBA) country group.