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Gold Open Access 2013-2018: Subject and Publisher Profiles By Walt Crawford
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This book supplements Gold Open Access 2013-2018: Articles in Journals (GOA4). The first section adds more tables for each of the subjects covered. The second and third sections provide brief... More > profiles for each publisher with at least ten journals in DOAJ as of 1/1/2019: the second section includes traditional, OA, and society publishers, while the third includes universities and colleges. A country index for the publisher profiles is included. This is an experimental project: it will not be repeated unless there is clear evidence that it has proved useful.< Less
Gold Open Access by Country 2013-2018 By Walt Crawford
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This book supplements Gold Open Access 2013-2018: Articles in Journals (GOA4) by offering a full profile of each country with at least ten gold OA journals, and brief notes for countries with one to... More > nine journals. There's also a thought experiment suggesting what the costs of total OA might be in each of a dozen scenarios.< Less
Gold Open Access 2013-2018: Articles in Journals (GOA4) By Walt Crawford
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The fourth in a series of full investigations into the state of serious gold open access: articles in journals listed in the Directory of Open Access Journals. After counting articles and checking... More > fees in each journal, the results are presented to show the reality and complexity of gold OA. Sponsored by SPARC.< Less
Cites & Insights 18: 2018 By Walt Crawford
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The annual volume of Cites & Insights for 2018 includes the largest study of open access journals not in DOAJ (issues 1 and 9), the subject supplement to GOAJ3, "the art of the Beall"... More > and much more.< Less
Gold Open Access by Country 2012-2017 By Walt Crawford
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This country-oriented supplement to GOAJ3 differs from previous editions in that regional and country graphs and tables include all analyzed DOAJ journals, both APCLand and OAWorld. No commentaary,... More > hundreds of tables and graphs.< Less
GOAJ3: Gold Open Access Journals 2012-2017 By Walt Crawford
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A thorough examination of the state of serious gold open access journals as of January 1, 2018, looking at article counts from 2012 through 2017. Based on the Directory of Open Access Journals.... More > Includes rough projections for the larger gold OA field, along with detailed breakdowns on aspects of gold open access journals.< Less
Cites & Insights 17: 2017 By Walt Crawford
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The complete contents of all ten issues of Cites & Insights Volume 17 (2017). Includes both iterations of Gray OA (gold open access beyond DOAJ), 2012-2016 (a short book-length issue)and... More > 2014-2017 (an update); the subject supplement to GOAJ2 (another short book-length issue); the first seven chapters of GOAJ2; other major essays on OA--and more. Also includes indexes. Roughly $15 of the purchase price goes to support Cites & Insights.< Less
The Countries of OAWorld 2: 2011-2016 By Walt Crawford
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This supplement to GOAJ2: Gold Open Access Journals 2011-2016 looks at each country with journals fully analyzed in the report. Countries with ten or more journals (some 64 of them) get full... More > writeups; others are summarized by region.< Less
GOAJ2: Gold Open Access Journals 2011-2016 By Walt Crawford
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This book reports on a comprehensive analysis of serious open access journals as of January 1, 2017: more than 9,000 journals in the Directory of Open Access Journals. For 8,922 of the journals, the... More > study includes whether or not there's an article processing charge (APC), how much it is, and the number of articles in each year 2011 through 2016. The state of serious gold OA is described in terms of article volume, fees and revenue, subject segments, regions, type of publisher and other aspects. [There's also a brief discussion of the known universe of gold OA.]< Less
Cites & Insights 11: 2011 By Walt Crawford
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Cites & Insights, Volume 11, 2011: Starting strong, ending with a hiatus. A quick-and-dirty cover for a peculiar volume. (Spine has been modified so title is now readable.)