Current Status of Open Access in Biomedical Field-the Comparison of Countries Related to the Impact of National Policies

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Title:
Current Status of Open Access in Biomedical Field-the Comparison of Countries Related to the Impact of National Policies
Author:
Matsubayashi, Mamiko; Kurata, Keiko; Sakai, Yukiko; Morioka, Tomoko; Kato, Shinya; Mine, Shinji; Ueda, Shuichi
Editors:
Matsubayashi, Mamiko; Kurata, Keiko; Mine, Shinji
Citation:
Current Status of Open Access in Biomedical Field-the Comparison of Countries Related to the Impact of National Policies 2006-11,
Issue Date:
Nov-2006
Description:
American Society for Information Science and Technology 2006 Annual Meeting
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10150/105847
Submitted date:
2006-11-08
Abstract:
This is a presentation (23 slides) made at the 2006 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, Austin, Texas. It reports the current status of Open Access (OA) in the biomedical field, and compares some countries such as the U.S., the U.K. and Japan in terms of the OA situation. There are controversies about the definition of OA. After examining the requirements about OA, we recognized OA as the situation in which researchers could read the full text of articles in unrestricted way. In order to investigate the current situation of OA, 4,756 articles were sampled randomly from articles published between January and September in 2005 and indexed in PubMed. The main results are as follows: 1) The rate of OA articles was 25%, and 75% of all the articles were available online including electronic subscription journal articles. 2) The means of OA was classified into five types. Among them, the rate of OA articles by â OA and Hybrid OA journalsâ was overwhelming (more than 70%), and that of PMC was 26.2%. The rates of OA articles by â institutional repositoriesâ and â authorsâ personal sitesâ were considerably low (6.0% and 4.9% respectively). 3) When comparing the rates of OA articles by countries, Belgium ranked the first with 41.7%. The five countries indicated more than 30% in OA articles: Canada and India (38.7%), Brazil (36.4%), Australia (30.8%), and the U.S. (30.7%). Each country was different in the means of OA. 4) We explored the rates of OA for two groups; one group consists of articles published in journals with IF, and the other consists of articles published in journals without IF. The rate of OA for the group of articles in journals with IF is 20.6%, and that of articles in journals without IF is 30.8%
Type:
Presentation
Language:
en
Keywords:
Scholarly Communication
Local subject classification:
Open Access; Institutional repository; OA journals; Hybrid OA journals; Self-archiving; National policies; NIH public access policy; Biomedicine; Health information

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dc.contributor.authorMatsubayashi, Mamikoen_US
dc.contributor.authorKurata, Keikoen_US
dc.contributor.authorSakai, Yukikoen_US
dc.contributor.authorMorioka, Tomokoen_US
dc.contributor.authorKato, Shinyaen_US
dc.contributor.authorMine, Shinjien_US
dc.contributor.authorUeda, Shuichien_US
dc.contributor.editorMatsubayashi, Mamikoen_US
dc.contributor.editorKurata, Keikoen_US
dc.contributor.editorMine, Shinjien_US
dc.date.accessioned2006-11-08T00:00:01Z-
dc.date.available2010-06-18T23:35:27Z-
dc.date.issued2006-11en_US
dc.date.submitted2006-11-08en_US
dc.identifier.citationCurrent Status of Open Access in Biomedical Field-the Comparison of Countries Related to the Impact of National Policies 2006-11,en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10150/105847-
dc.descriptionAmerican Society for Information Science and Technology 2006 Annual Meetingen_US
dc.description.abstractThis is a presentation (23 slides) made at the 2006 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, Austin, Texas. It reports the current status of Open Access (OA) in the biomedical field, and compares some countries such as the U.S., the U.K. and Japan in terms of the OA situation. There are controversies about the definition of OA. After examining the requirements about OA, we recognized OA as the situation in which researchers could read the full text of articles in unrestricted way. In order to investigate the current situation of OA, 4,756 articles were sampled randomly from articles published between January and September in 2005 and indexed in PubMed. The main results are as follows: 1) The rate of OA articles was 25%, and 75% of all the articles were available online including electronic subscription journal articles. 2) The means of OA was classified into five types. Among them, the rate of OA articles by â OA and Hybrid OA journalsâ was overwhelming (more than 70%), and that of PMC was 26.2%. The rates of OA articles by â institutional repositoriesâ and â authorsâ personal sitesâ were considerably low (6.0% and 4.9% respectively). 3) When comparing the rates of OA articles by countries, Belgium ranked the first with 41.7%. The five countries indicated more than 30% in OA articles: Canada and India (38.7%), Brazil (36.4%), Australia (30.8%), and the U.S. (30.7%). Each country was different in the means of OA. 4) We explored the rates of OA for two groups; one group consists of articles published in journals with IF, and the other consists of articles published in journals without IF. The rate of OA for the group of articles in journals with IF is 20.6%, and that of articles in journals without IF is 30.8%en_US
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdfen_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.subjectScholarly Communicationen_US
dc.subject.otherOpen Accessen_US
dc.subject.otherInstitutional repositoryen_US
dc.subject.otherOA journalsen_US
dc.subject.otherHybrid OA journalsen_US
dc.subject.otherSelf-archivingen_US
dc.subject.otherNational policiesen_US
dc.subject.otherNIH public access policyen_US
dc.subject.otherBiomedicineen_US
dc.subject.otherHealth informationen_US
dc.titleCurrent Status of Open Access in Biomedical Field-the Comparison of Countries Related to the Impact of National Policiesen_US
dc.typePresentationen_US
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