Posted by: bluesyemre | April 8, 2013

Dramatic Growth of Open Access 2013 First Quarter: Comparisons

 

Highest growth this quarter by percentage (top 10 plus 2 due to 3-way tie for 10th place)

  1. Funding agency open access mandates (ROARMAP): 26 mandates added this quarter for a total of 80 (48% growth this quarter).
  2. Publishers participating in the Directory of Open Access Books: 13 added this quarter for a total of 48 (37% growth this quarter).
  3. Proposed open access mandates (ROARMAP): 4 added this quarter for a total of 27 (17% growth this quarter).
  4. The number of journals in PubMedCentral providing immediate free access: 177 more this quarter for a total of 1,203 journals (17% growth this quarter).
  5. The Internet Archive added 616,132 texts this quarter, bringing the total to over 3.3 million (16% growth this quarter).
  6. HighWire Press added 8 completely free sites this quarter, bringing the total to 71 (a 13% increase this quarter).
  7. The Directory of Open Access Books added 135 books this quarter, for a total of 1,394 (11% increase this quarter).
  8. The Directory of Open Access Journals added 100,097 articles searchable at article level this quarter, for a total of 1,055,817 (10% increase this quarter).
  9. The number of journals in PubMedCentral depositing selected articles: grew by 166 journals to a total of 2,064 (9% growth this quarter).
  10. The number of documents included in a Bielefeld Academic Search Engine search grew by over 3 million to a total of more than 43.5 million (7% growth this quarter).
  11. The number of journals searchable at the article level in the Directory of Open Access Journals grew by 292 for a total of 4,539 (7% growth this quarter).
  12. The Internet Archive added more than 75 thousand movies this quarter for a total approaching 1.2 million (7% growth this quarter).

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