The green and the gold roads to Open Access


Harnad, Stevan, Brody, Tim, Vallieres, Francois, Carr, Les, Hitchcock, Steve, Gingras, Yves, Oppenheim, Charles, Stamerjohanns, Heinrich and Hilf, Eberhardt (2004) The green and the gold roads to Open Access. Nature Web Focus

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An unfortunate tendency has arisen to equate Open Access itself with Open Access journal publishing. But there is more than this one, golden, road to Open Access: there is the faster, surer and more heavily travelled green road. We think that authors may be confusing the journal-affordability problem with the access/impact problem. Let us hope that the prospect of increased impact will persuade the majority of authors and their institutions to take to the green road so we can all enjoy its rewards.

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Keywords: self-archiving, research impact, citation, scientometrics, open access
Divisions: Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering > Electronics and Computer Science > Web & Internet Science
ePrint ID: 259940
Date Deposited: 15 Sep 2004
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 20:02
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URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/259940

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