Open Access Uptake in Germany 2010-18: Adoption in a diverse research landscape

« This study investigates the development of open access (OA) to journal articles from authors affiliated with German universities and non-university research institutions in the period 2010-2018. Beyond determining the overall share of openly available articles, a systematic classification of distinct categories of OA publishing allows to identify different patterns of adoption to OA. Taking into account the particularities of the German research landscape, variations in terms of productivity, OA uptake and approaches to OA are examined at the meso-level and possible explanations are discussed. (…) »

Source > zenodo.org, Hobert, Anne, Jahn, Najko, Mayr, Philipp, Schmidt, Birgit, Taubert, Niels, 15 juin 2020, DOI 10.5281/zenodo.3892950