The relationship between usage and citations in an open access mega journal

« How does usage of an article relate to the number of citations it accrues? Does the timeframe in which an article is used (and how much that article is used) have an effect on when and how much that article is cited? What role does an article’s subject area play in the relationship between usage and citations? This paper aims to answer these questions through an observational study of usage and citation data collected about a multidisciplinary, open access mega journal, Scientific Reports. (…) »

source >, Barbara McGillivray, Mathias Astell, 4 février 2019, arXiv:1902.01333