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Vincent Larivière

Journal article

Is it such a big deal? On the cost of journal use in the digital era

This research found that university researchers cite only a fraction of journals purchased by their libraries, that this fraction is decreasing, and that the cost per cited journal has increased. These findings reveal how academic publishers use various strategies to increase sales and profits in...
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Authorial and institutional stratification in open access publishing: the case of global health research

Using a database of recent articles published in the field of Global Health research, this article examines institutional sources of stratification in publishing access outcomes.
Preprint

The state of OA: a large-scale analysis of the prevalence and impact of Open Access articles

This article argues that, despite growing interest in Open Access (OA) to scholarly literature, there is an unmet need for large-scale, up-to-date, and reproducible studies assessing the prevalence and characteristics of OA.