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Saturday, April 17, 2004

More on the ISI report on the impact of OA journals

EContent has a brief, unsigned story (April 16, 2004) on the Thomson ISI report on the impact of OA journals. Excerpt: "According to Thomson ISI, a business of The Thomson Corporation, journals published in the new Open Access (OA) model are beginning to register impact in the field of scholarly research. Of the 8,700 selected journals currently covered in Web of Science, 191 are OA journals. The same established set of criteria that is applied to traditionally published journals is also applied to OA journals as part of the selection process."