Online Access and Citations - A Spurious Relationship, Economists Say
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Tue Feb 8 11:58:02 EST 2011
Online Access and Citations — A Spurious Relationship, Economists Say
Mark McCabe and Chris Snyder report that enormous citation effects
attributed to online and open access are spurious — an artifact of the
simple failure to control for differences in article quality and time.
Philip M. Davis, Ph.D.
Department of Communication
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Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853
email: pmd8 at cornell.edu
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