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Making science count: open access and its impact on the visibility of science

Law, Derek (2007) Making science count: open access and its impact on the visibility of science. In: Institutional archives for research: experiences and projects in Open Access, 2006-11-30 - 2006-12-01.

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Abstract

Argues the case for self archiving in repositories. The evidence shows that this both speeds up time of citation and increases citation count. This improves the dissemination of research, and ensures both archiving and access.