|Title:||The Effect of Use and Access on Citation|
|Authors:||Kurtz, Michael J.; Eichhorn, Guenther; Accomazzi, Alberto; Grant, Carolyn S.; Demleitner, Markus; Murray, Stephen S.|
|Affiliation:||AA(Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics,Cambridge, MA 02138 USA, |
|Journal:||Accepted by Information Processing and Management.|
|Submission Date:||09/2004; revised: 01/2005|
|Related Papers:||The Bibliometric Properties of Article Readership Information , Worldwide Use and Impact of the NASA Astrophysics Data System Digital Library|
It has been shown (S. Lawrence, 2001, Nature, 411, 521) that journal articles which have been posted without charge on the internet are more heavily cited than those which have not been. Using data from the NASA Astrophysics Data System (ads.harvard.edu) and from the ArXiv e-print archive at Cornell University (arXiv.org) we examine the causes of this effect.
keywords - Open Access, Document Use, Citation Analysis