Posted Tue, Mar, 06,2012
Articles published in open access journals like Clinical Medicine Insights: Oncology have been shown to receive more citations than articles published in restricted access journals.
A recent review of the studies on open access citation advantage found that 87% of previous research showed open access articles to be more often cited than restricted access articles. An article’s citation level gives a good indication of its visibility and impact, and in some subject areas open access papers received 600% more citations than restricted access papers.
The mean difference in citations was 176.75% in favour of open access, meaning papers published in open access journal almost always get a considerable citation advantage over those published in restricted access journals.
During February, Pubmed Central statistics showed that Libertas Academica has 1,259 papers available for anyone to download for free. These papers received 34,717 views, including 9,033 downloads. The most popular paper was viewed 808 times during the month. Including abstracts, figures, tables, supplementary data, and cited-in lists, Libertas material on the Pubmed Central website was viewed 52,778 times.
I had a really positive experience publishing in Clinical Medicine Insights: Gastroenterology. The submission process is easy and friendly. The review process is very accurate with a considerable quantity of reviewers who give helpful and reasonable suggestions. The staff are professional and gives prompt email responses. I recommend colleagues to consider publishing with Libertas Academica.
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