Revisiting the Open Access Citation Advantage for Legal Scholarship
111 Law Libr. J. 573 (2019)
19 Pages Posted: 23 Dec 2019
Date Written: December 18, 2019
Citation studies in law have shown a significant citation advantage for open access legal scholarship. A recent cross-disciplinary study, however, gave opposite results. This article shows how methodology, including the definition of open access and the source of the citation data, can affect the results of open access citation studies.
Keywords: open access, citations, legal scholarship
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