Open Access and the Higgs boson. The central role of CERN provides an ideal opportunity to measure the impact of different publication strategies. Open Access provides a higher number of citations compared to publications hidden behind a so-called paywall. In addition, the data might even be cited pre-publication. [Salvatore Mele during his keynote at #solo13blogs, picture taken by Jon Tennant].
Child Neurology Fellow and epilepsy genetics researcher at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), USA and Department of Neuropediatrics, Kiel, Germany