Article Processing Charges, Altmetrics and Citation Impact: Is there an economic rationale?

« The present study aims to analyze 1) the relationship between Citation Normalized Score of scientific publications and Article Processing Charges (APCs) of Gold Open Access (OA) publications 2) the determinants of APCs. To do so, we used APCs information provided by the OpenAPC database, citation scores of publications from the WoS database and, for Altmetrics, data from database, over the period from 2006 to 2019 for 83,752 articles published in 4751 journals belonging to 267 distinct publishers. Results show that contrary to common belief, paying high APCs does not necessarily increase the impact of publications. (…) »

source >, Abdelghani Maddi, David Sapinho, 17 février 2022, HAL Id : hal-03576911, version 1 DOI : 10.1007/s11192-022-04284-