The Good, Bad, and Ugly- Open access into the sunlight
Connotea Imports 2012-03-12
"JQ Johnson, Director of Scholarly Communications & Instructional Support for the University of Oregon Libraries, took a crack at a simple mash up of SCImago Journal Rankings (SJRs) with open access journals that appear in the Directory of Open Access Journals to create a list of highly cited (good) open access journals. And he also threw in a similar calculation of article influence from eigenfactor.org , the metric system from ISI Web of Science....JQ’s Tables could probably jump-start an institutional conversation on high quality and effective open access. One of his conclusions is that, with just a few exceptions, “The vast majority of highly ranked OA journals are in biomedicine.” ..."