Open access books through open data sources: Assessing prevalence, providers, and preservation

« Science policy and practice for open access (OA) books is a rapidly evolving area in the scholarly domain. However, there is much that remains unknown. Utilizing open bibliometric data sources, this study aims to answer three questions: 1) How prevalent are OA books (data sources: Directory of Open Access Books, OpenAIRE, OpenAlex, Scielo Books, The Lens, WorldCat), 2) what web domains are responsible for offering full-text access to these OA books, and 3) to what degree can OA books be verified to be archived in trusted preservation services (data sources: Cariniana Network, CLOCKSS, Global LOCKSS Network, Portico).(…) »

source >, Mikael Laakso, 8 novembre 2022,