Mastering Open Access Metrics

« Like their subscription-based counterparts, Open Access articles’ metadata is essential to measuring its impact in the academic world.

Open Access (or OA) is a result of the digital publishing revolution. When print was augmented or replaced with interconnected digital documents, scholars, researchers, and librarians naturally turned increasingly to the open and ostensibly free Web. They also questioned the role of traditional, subscription-based gatekeepers—for both the published results and the data themselves. (…) »