While Inclusion into Citation Indices Can Indicate Open Access Journal Quality, Its Impact on Visibility May Be Uncertain

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Though scientific databases, e.g., the Web of Science, make an extensive use of citation indices, such as the Social Sciences Citation Index, into which Open Access journals are increasingly included, whether these journal and paper indices are effective may be less certain than assumed, as recent empirical data cast doubt on the impact of Open Access on citation rates.



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Date tagged:

12/23/2018, 11:16

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12/23/2018, 06:16