Adopting open access in the social sciences and humanities: evidence from a developing nation

« Open Access (OA) publishing, with ambitious movements such as Plan S, is engendering radical changes among academic publishers. Emerging countries need to keep publishing as well as adopt open access to catch up with the changes. Using exclusive data from the Social Sciences & Humanities Peer Awards (SSHPA) database, the study employed both descriptive statistics and a Bayesian linear regression model to examine the journals and publishers in which Vietnamese social scientists published during the period 2008–2019, and the potential of pursuing the OA movement in Vietnam. (…) »

Source > sciencedirect.com, Thu-Trang Vuong, Manh-Toan Ho, Minh-Hoang Nguyen, juillet 2020, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2020.e04522