Assessing the open access effect in hybrid journals
journal contributionposted on 29.06.2018 by Mithu Lucraft, Hélène Draux, John Walker
Any type of content formally published in an academic journal, usually following a peer-review process.
This white paper shows a comparative analysis of more than 70k articles published in Springer hybrid journals, finding that open access articles are more read, cited, and receive more attention than non-OA articles. The research was conducted by Digital Science on behalf of Springer Nature.