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Open access to scholarly full‐text documents

Peter Jacsó (University of Hawaii, Hawaii, USA)

Online Information Review

ISSN: 1468-4527

Article publication date: 1 September 2006

Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of this article is to discuss open access to scholarly full‐text documents.

Design/methodology/approach

Discusses open access to scholarly full‐text documents.

Findings

The paper shows that while open access archives are good for the majority, for publishers, editors and authors, open access articles can substantially increase their impact, and the impact factor for the source journals.

Originality/value

The paper offers insights into scholarly full‐text documents.

Keywords

Citation

Jacsó, P. (2006), "Open access to scholarly full‐text documents", Online Information Review, Vol. 30 No. 5, pp. 587-594. https://doi.org/10.1108/14684520610706442

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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