I did a little experiment to figure out whether the full-text versions of my last 15 papers (published between 1997-2008) are available online. The result:
Interestingly, the papers in the two journals with the highest impact factor are both available as full-text. And the third full-text paper is my paper with the most citations (and published in 1998).
Conclusion: Not that anyone would care what I have to say, but you have to work in an institution with a good library budget to read my papers.
Don't Reinvent the Wheel
In a post last week I talked about roads and stagecoaches, and how work on scholarly infrastructure can often be more important than building customer-facing apps. One important aspect of that infrastructure work is to not duplicate efforts.Image by ...
Self-motivated vs. mandated archiving
My post last week about citation rates of mandated vs. self-selected Open Access resulted in an interesting discussion thanks to some good arguments made by Stevan Harnad. One personal conclusion for me: mandates for self-archiving are not a good idea. ...