As a recent study indicates, pre-publishing papers in preprint servers, such as arXiv, does not necessarily lead to the subsequent publication of the scholarly articles in prestigious journals, while being associated with co-authorship.
Recent Studies Point to Mixed Findings on the Citation Advantage of Open Access Articles over Paywall-Protected Papers
Open Access articles are as likely to demonstrate higher visibility performance than their closed-access counterparts in these journals as not.
As Open Access Repositories for Data and Articles Rise in Number, Customized Search Engines Serve as Bridges to their Contents
That Google launches a separate search engine for Open Access data sets attests to the increasing importance of Open Access for scientists and the customized search portals that connect between researchers and the content that Open Access repositories store.
Open Access Journals and Institutional Repositories in Asia Continue to be Underrepresented in International Directories and Rankings
The lacking visibility of Open Access journals and repositories from the Global South, such as Asian countries, in international directories, e.g., DOAJ, can be due to the hurdles for the implementation of best practices...
ResearchGate’s Role in Open Access and Open Science Promotion Leads to Cooperation Deals with Publishers
As digital portals become increasingly central to the communication and sharing of scientific findings, some global publishers recognize that their presence on the corresponding platforms, such as ResearchGate, involves both risks and opportunities. A...