Scopus filters for Open Access type and 5.5 million more OA articles (17 million in total!)

« Key points:

  • As of 9th December, Scopus has new Open Access filters, providing greater clarity on the type of open access per article.
  • With this new classification system, there are an additional ~5.5 million articles (17 million from 11.5 million) receiving the Open Access label, as we expand our definition of open access to include those available in open repositories (typically referred as ‘Green OA’).
  • Users can now filter their results on the Documents Results page on ‘all open access articles’ or use specific OA tags i.e. gold, hybrid gold, green and bronze. (…) »

Source > blog.scopus.com, Rachel McCullough, 9 décembre 2020