Open Access Policy: Numbers, Analysis, Effectiveness
dwojick at CRAIGELLACHIE.US
Tue Apr 14 10:36:50 EDT 2015
Rick Anderson discusses the new ROARMAP on the Scholarly Kitchen blog:
David Wojick, Ph.D.
At 07:36 AM 4/9/2015, you wrote:
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>Swan, Alma,Â Gargouri, Yassine,Â Hunt, MeganÂ andÂ Harnad, StevanÂ (2015)Â
>Open Access Policy: Numbers, Analysis, Effectiveness.Â Pasteur4OA Work
>Package 3 report: Open Access policiesÂ
>The PASTEUR4OA project analyses what makes an Open Access (OA) policy
>effective. The total number of institutional or funder OA policies
>worldwide is now 663 (March 2015), over half of them mandatory. ROARMAP,
>the policy registry, has been rebuilt to record more policy detail and
>provide more extensive search functionality. Deposit rates were measured
>for articles in institutions' repositories and compared to the total
>number of WoS-indexed articles published from those institutions. Average
>deposit rate was over four times as high for institutions with a mandatory
>policy. Six positive correlations were found between deposit rates and (1)
>Must-Deposit; (2) Cannot-Waive-Deposit; (3)
>Deposit-Linked-to-Research-Evaluation; (4) Cannot-Waive-Rights-Retention;
>Â (5) Must-Make-Deposit-OA (after allowable embargo) and (6) Can-Waive-OA.
>For deposit latency, there is a positive correlation between earlier
>deposit and (7) Must-Deposit-Immediately as well as with (4)
>Cannot-Waive-Rights-Retention and with mandate age. There are not yet
>enough OA policies to test whether still further policy conditions would
>contribute to mandate effectiveness but the present findings already
>suggest that it would be useful for current and future OA policies to
>adopt the seven positive conditions so as to accelerate and maximise the
>growth of OA.
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