This study uses #opendata from Unpaywall to assess the impact of #openaccess on education! Finds 38% of needed materials were available as OA. Let's keep raising that number! 📈🔓
New study: "Overall, 38% of articles required to support teaching were available as #openaccess in some form but only 7% had a findable re-use licence; just 3% had licences that specifically permitted inclusion in an ‘electronic course-pack’. "
“The impact of open access on teaching- how far have we come?” Our latest paper now available through the fantastic Diamond OA journal
Analysis of Open Access availability of 296 journal items used as educational resources in UK HEI, using Google Scholar, and . "Google Scholar found OA copies of the 79 items not found by either Unpaywall or OAB"
Another new article in our special issue of today, by and co! The Impact of Open Access on Teaching—How Far Have We Come?
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The Impact of #OpenAccess on Teaching — How Far Have We Come? This article seeks to understand how far the United Kingdom higher education sector has progressed towards #openaccess (OA) availability of the scholarly literature.
[Read] The Impact of Open Access on Teaching—How Far Have We Come? -"uses Google Scholar, Unpaywall and Open Access Button to identify OA copies of a random sample of articles copied under Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA) HE Licence to support teaching"
The Impact of Open Access on Teaching—How Far Have We Come?
"The results of this study indicate .. that the state of OA is such that it might provide a viable alternative to copying articles under the CLA Licence to support .. study. It is hoped that this might encourage libs to rethink how they provide access..."
The Impact of #OpenAccess on Teaching ‘7% of articles required to support teaching had findable reuse licence…89% was written by academics of which 58% since 2000 & thus could arguably have been made available openly had academics been supported to do so’