Open Access Levels: A Quantitative Exploration Using Web of Science and oaDOI Data
Using newly available open access status data, year-on-year open access levels are explored across research fields, languages, countries, institutions, funders and topics, and the resulting patterns are related to disciplinary, national and institutional contexts.
Sci-Hub Provides Access to Nearly All Scholarly Literature
Sci-Hub's contains 68.9% of all 81.6 million scholarly articles, which rises to 85.2% for those published in closed access journals and 77.0% of the 5.2 million articles published by inactive journals.
Authors Can Now Directly Submit to PeerJ from bioRxiv
Preprints are receiving welcome attention these days for being an integral part of research communication. We announce that starting this week researchers will be able to directly submit their manuscripts to PeerJ for peer review from the popular preprint server bioRxiv.