Open Access and Altmetrics

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Presentation for Open Access Week 2013

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2.5 million articles are published annually of these, 15-20% are made available in Open Access format. There is a direct link between making your articles accessible, and the impact it will have in the research community.1

Gold OA articles are locked, to unlock them, the author pays to make it open access2

Green Preprint is freely available, but you may need to pay to access the final, official journal version.3


Traditional metrics5

Alternative metrics conversations around your work.7

More downloads = more traditional citations(altmetrics measure) = (traditional metrics measure)8

Another altmetrics measure. is also weighting tweets based on the accounts9

Social research bookmarking bigger than Scopus OR Web of Science10