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Open access academic publisher based at the University of Technology Sydney Library, Sydney, Australia.
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How do open access (OA) books perform compared to non-OA books?

How do open access (OA) books perform compared to non-OA books? Very well it seems! Publisher, Springer Nature, in collaboration with Collaborative Open Access Research & Development (COARD), have produced a white paper drilling into the data to reveal what we intuited but now know. Open Access books are downloaded more widely around the world than their non-OA counterparts and are cited on average 2.4 times more often.