On 09/28/2009 01:40 PM, John Hagen wrote:
> It seems there is plenty of evidence about the impact of open access on
> grey literature, it's connections to subsequent peer reviewed / formally
> published materials and increase in citation impact factors in both areas.
Do we know the percentage of theses and dissertations that are open access?
It wouldn't surprise me if the impact of non-OA theses and dissertations was
sinking like a stone, and I suspect the numbers are such that no growth in the
impact of OA ETDs could counteract that.