SAGE Open – a commercial publisher’sforay into Open Access for humanities andsocial science   Jim Gilden   Editor, SAGE Op...
● Broad-based Social Science and Humanities Gold OA  (author pays) journal using the PLoSOne model● Submissions first acce...
● Peer reviewed – content is published based on soundness  of research● No limitations on scope of journal or printed page...
Los Angeles | London | New Delhi  Singapore | Washington DC
Los Angeles | London | New Delhi  Singapore | Washington DC
Toll-free reference linking to other SAGE and               HighWire journals                                        Los A...
Submissions            Top Countries                       Top SubjectsUnited States               533   Education        ...
Acceptance Rates                    # of   Decision      Manuscripts    % of TotalAccept                     99           ...
Most-read articles through September 30Loretta I. Winters, Paul C. Winters        Black Teenage Pregnancy: A Dynamic Socia...
Questions?      Thank you.jim.gilden@sagepub.com  www.sageopen.com                         Los Angeles | London | New Delh...
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From Jim Gilden's presentation on SAGE Open as part of Rutgers University’s extensive Open Access Week Activities, Tuesday 23, October.

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Sage open – a commercial publisher’s foray into open access for humanities and social science

  1. 1. SAGE Open – a commercial publisher’sforay into Open Access for humanities andsocial science Jim Gilden Editor, SAGE Open Sales Rutgers October 23, 2012 Los Angeles | London | New Delhi Singapore | Washington DC
  2. 2. ● Broad-based Social Science and Humanities Gold OA (author pays) journal using the PLoSOne model● Submissions first accepted in January 2011● More than 1,200 submissions from 62 countries, 100s of institutions including Rutgers, UC Berkeley, Harvard, Stanford, Northeastern, NYU, Columbia, and others● 119 articles published since launch in May 2011● 116,859 full text downloads in 2011 through September● On HighWire platform from Stanford University Libraries Los Angeles | London | New Delhi Singapore | Washington DC
  3. 3. ● Peer reviewed – content is published based on soundness of research● No limitations on scope of journal or printed page budgets● Fast publication – article goes online as soon as it has been approved, no waiting for an issue● CC-BY licensing model – author retains copyright● Market leading discoverability provides for widest dissemination of research● Quality control – has the SAGE brand behind it● Long-term preservation thru Portico and CLOCKSS Los Angeles | London | New Delhi Singapore | Washington DC
  4. 4. Los Angeles | London | New Delhi Singapore | Washington DC
  5. 5. Los Angeles | London | New Delhi Singapore | Washington DC
  6. 6. Toll-free reference linking to other SAGE and HighWire journals Los Angeles | London | New Delhi Singapore | Washington DC
  7. 7. Submissions Top Countries Top SubjectsUnited States 533 Education 254India 74 Psychology 184Canada 62 Sociology 116Iran 47 Communication 107Nigeria 44 Management 102Australia 32 Political Science 101Brazil 26 Criminology 51Pakistan 26 Humanities 51United Kingdom 26 Economics 49Germany 17 Research Methods 27 Los Angeles | London | New Delhi Singapore | Washington DC
  8. 8. Acceptance Rates # of Decision Manuscripts % of TotalAccept 99 23%Accept Pending 90 21%Minor RevisionImmediate 36 8%RejectMajor Revision 119 26%Reject 92 22% Los Angeles | London | New Delhi Singapore | Washington DC
  9. 9. Most-read articles through September 30Loretta I. Winters, Paul C. Winters Black Teenage Pregnancy: A Dynamic Social Problem Read 7,140 timesDebra L. Truitt The Effect of Training and Development on Employee Attitude as it Relates to Training and Work Proficiency Read 7,003 timesHarish Kumar Sharma Stress and Relaxation in Relation to Personality Read 5,855 timesLarry Friedlander Friending the Virgin: Some Thoughts on the Prehistory of Facebook Read 5,274 timesHarold Andrew Patrick, Vincent Raj Kumar Managing Workplace Diversity: Issues and Challenges Read 5,235 times Los Angeles | London | New Delhi Singapore | Washington DC
  10. 10. Questions? Thank you.jim.gilden@sagepub.com www.sageopen.com Los Angeles | London | New Delhi Singapore | Washington DC
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