August 25, 2019

Conference Paper: “Indicators of Open Access for Universities” (Preprint)

The following paper (preprint) has been accepted for oral presentation the 17th International Conference On  Scientometrics & Informetrics (ISSI 2019) in September.

Title

Indicators of Open Access for Universities

Authors

Nicolas Robinson-Garcia
TU Delft, Netherlands

Rodrigo Costas
Leiden University, Netherlands
Stellenbosch University, South Africa

Thed N. van Leeuwen
Leiden University, Netherlands

Source

via arXiv

Abstract

This paper presents a first attempt to analyse Open Access integration at the institutional level. For this, we combine information from Unpaywall and the Leiden Ranking to offer basic OA indicators for universities. We calculate the overall number of Open Access publications for 930 universities worldwide. OA indicators are also disaggregated by green, gold and hybrid Open Access. We then explore differences between and within countries and offer a general ranking of universities based on the proportion of their output which is openly accessible.

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