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Monday, April 07, 2008

More baseline data on NIH policy

Jim Till, More baseline data from PubMed, Be openly accessible or be obscure, April 7, 2008.
The new NIH policy about open access will begin to be implemented on April 7, 2008. So, April 6 is a good time to collect baseline data about the portion of the literature thatís a result of NIH-funded research. ...

[P]ercentages of publications identified in PubMed as freely accessible were:

Published within the last 2 years: 45361/145354=31%
Published within the last 90 days: 1039/11905=9% ...
See the full post for additional data.