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Results of the SOAP project presented to several conferences in Fall 2010

SoapFall2010

  1. 1. project-soap.eu First results of the SOAP Project Open Access facts: What publishers offer, What researchers want Berlin8 Open Access Conference – Beijing – October 26th, 2010 XXXth Charleston Conference – Charleston – November 5th, 2010 UNICA seminar – Lisbon – November 9th, 2010 LondonOnline – London – November 29th, 2010 Suenje Dallmeier-Tiessen, Bettina Goerner, Robert Darby, Jenni Hyppoelae, Peter Igo-Kemenes, Deborah Kahn, Simon Lambert, Anja Lengenfelder, Chris Leonard, Salvatore Mele, Panayiota Polydoratou, David Ross, Sergio Ruiz-Perez, Ralf Schimmer, Mark Swaisland and Wim van der Stelt BMC, CERN, MPDL, SAGE, Springer and STFC Presented at
  2. 2. Outline •  About the project •  Highlights from a study of OA journals today •  Results from a large-scale survey of researchers 2soap-fp7.eu
  3. 3. Outline •  About the project •  Highlights from a study of OA journals today •  Results from a large-scale survey 3soap-fp7.eu
  4. 4. SOAP Study of Open Access Publishing • Funded by the European Commission • Framework Program 7 – Science and Society • Scheduled to run from March 2009 to February 2011 • Compare and contrast supply/demand for OA publishing • Publishers, Libraries, Funding Agencies 4soap-fp7.eu
  5. 5. Outline •  About the project •  Highlights from a study of OA journals today •  Results from a large-scale survey 5soap-fp7.eu
  6. 6. A study of OA journals today •  Assess the supply of OA publishing outlets today •  Methodology (snapshot as of mid 2009) –  Existing directories/databases DOAJ/SCOPUS, ISI, EZB, SCImago –  Trawl through thousands of web pages •  Answer key questions –  How many articles, journals, publishers? –  In which discipline, with which license? –  Where does the money come from? –  … •  Some highlights in the following pages •  Full results at http://arxiv.org/abs/1010.0506 6soap-fp7.eu
  7. 7. !"#$%&'()*#+',(-.$/ *#+',(-.$(/ 0"1&'/2"#$%&'(/ 0"1&'/&$1,3'.()4.&$/ 5/ 56785/ 9:/;/ 56785/ <=/;/ 7>6??=/ <</;/ 8/1"/9/ 5=5/ 9/;/ @95/ 5=/;/ 8<6@@8/ 88/;/ 5:/1"/@9/ 58/ 5/;/ 59:/ =/;/ 58678>/ 55/;/ A/<:/ </ B5/;/ <>7/ 59/;/ 5@69>5/ 5>/;/ 0"1&'/ 56?:9/ / 86?>?/ / 5576??>/ / How many OA articles/journals? • English language journals only • 90% of publishers <100 articles/year and 1/3 of total • 10% of publishers publish 2/3 of the total • 14 “large publishers”: - 40K articles/year in 616 journals, 30% of the total - 6 commercial, 6 no-profit, 2 N/A 7soap-fp7.eu
  8. 8. How many? About 8-10% ! • English language journals only • 90% of publishers <100 articles/year and 1/3 of total • 10% of publishers publish 2/3 of the total • 14 “large publishers”: - 40K articles/year in 616 journals, 30% of the total - 6 commercial, 6 no-profit, 2 N/A 8soap-fp7.eu About 8-10% of articles/year is published in Open Access and hybrid Open Access journals
  9. 9. The 14 “large” publishers >1000 articles or >50 journals 9soap-fp7.eu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bout what? • 2/3 of journals in STM; 1/3 in SSH • 3/4 of articles in STM; 1/4 in SSH • “Large publisher” almost exclusively STM 10soap-fp7.eu
  11. 11. Licensing practices • 1/2 of “Large” publishers use Creative Commons • 82% CC-by, 18% CC-by-nc • 72% of journals, 71% of articles • “Other” publishers • 73% have license information on their web pages • 21% use some CC version • 10% state “authors retains copyright” 11soap-fp7.eu
  12. 12. Presence of income sources NB – No information on income amount 12soap-fp7.eu Journalswiththatincomesource Large publishers Other publishers APC Membership Advertisement Sponsorship Subscription Hard copies Page charges Re-prints Conference fee Services
  13. 13. Outline •  About the project •  Highlights from a study of OA journals today •  Results from a large-scale survey 13soap-fp7.eu
  14. 14. • 23 Questions • Analysis of the first 3 months of data • Dissemination through: - SOAP partners - Publishers mailing lists - Library and Open Access mailing lists • Estimate dissemination to >1.5 million people • 54’000 answers and counting • Data will be open in January-February 2011 14soap-fp7.eu The SOAP survey
  15. 15. Are you involved in research? 15soap-fp7.eu
  16. 16. How many articles have you published ? 16soap-fp7.eu
  17. 17. 38’358 Focus on: published researchers 17soap-fp7.eu
  18. 18. Who ? Beliefs Actions Preliminary results 18soap-fp7.eu
  19. 19. Who ? - Demographics Beliefs - Likes OA? Why? Why not? Actions - Publishes OA? Why not? - Who pays? How? How easy? Preliminary results 19soap-fp7.eu
  20. 20. Who ? Beliefs Actions Preliminary results 20soap-fp7.eu
  21. 21. Demographics 21soap-fp7.eu
  22. 22. Distribution by country 22soap-fp7.eu
  23. 23. Distribution by disciplines 23soap-fp7.eu
  24. 24. Who ? Beliefs Actions Preliminary results 24soap-fp7.eu
  25. 25. No large differences according to seniority, number of articles Small country-to-country variations Would OA journals be beneficial for your field? 25soap-fp7.eu
  26. 26. Why? >22’000 answers, 1/2 million words 26soap-fp7.eu
  27. 27. Why yes? (n=6984) 27soap-fp7.eu 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% Scientific community benefit Public good Financial issues Accessibility Individual benefit Other
  28. 28. Why not? (n=1611) 28soap-fp7.eu 19% 17% 14% 11% 11% 10% 7% 6% 4% 0% 5% 10% 15% 20% 25% Low quality No need Presence and amount of fees Other Fairness/vanity press Unsustainable for publication and society Green oa enough No/bad peer-review Profit driven
  29. 29. 29soap-fp7.eu Would OA journals be beneficial for your field? By field
  30. 30. Would OA journals be beneficial for your field? 30soap-fp7.eu Yes
  31. 31. Beliefs about OA – positive 31soap-fp7.eu 1 Strongly agree; 2 Neutral; 3 Disagree; 4 Strongly disagree
  32. 32. Beliefs about OA – neutral 32soap-fp7.eu 1 Strongly agree; 2 Neutral; 3 Disagree; 4 Strongly disagree
  33. 33. Beliefs about OA – negative 33soap-fp7.eu 1 Strongly agree; 2 Neutral; 3 Disagree; 4 Strongly disagree
  34. 34. Who ? Beliefs Actions Preliminary results 34soap-fp7.eu
  35. 35. How many OA articles have you published in the last 5 years? 35soap-fp7.eu
  36. 36. Was there a reason not to publish OA? 42% gave a reason; >4000 answers; 60’000 words 36soap-fp7.eu 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% Funding Journal performance Other Accessibility Ignorence/unawarness Habits "Next time"
  37. 37. Which fee did you pay for your last OA article? 37soap-fp7.eu
  38. 38. How was this fee covered? 38soap-fp7.eu
  39. 39. How was this fee covered? 39soap-fp7.eu By field
  40. 40. How was this fee covered? Included in research funds 40soap-fp7.eu
  41. 41. How was this fee covered? I paid myself 41soap-fp7.eu
  42. 42. How was this fee covered? 42soap-fp7.eu By country
  43. 43. How was this fee covered? Included in research funds 43soap-fp7.eu
  44. 44. How was this fee covered? My institution paid 44soap-fp7.eu
  45. 45. How easy was it to obtain funds? 45soap-fp7.eu
  46. 46. How easy was it to obtain funds? 46soap-fp7.eu
  47. 47. How easy was it to obtain funds? 47soap-fp7.eu
  48. 48. How easy was it to obtain funds? 48soap-fp7.eu
  49. 49. 49soap-fp7.eu Conclusions • Strive to provide facts on which to base decisions (EC, publishers, libraries, funding agencies) • Key findings so far: - 90% scientists think OA journals are a good thing - BUT only 8-10% of articles is in OA journals - main barriers are lack of funds (40%) and journal quality/prestige (30%) • Further analysis of the data ongoing • Data to be OPEN in January/February
  50. 50. project-soap.eu Thank you! Project team: info@project-soap.eu Co-ordinator: Salvatore.Mele@cern.ch Website: http://soap-fp7.eu Final results to be presented in Berlin, January 13th, 2011 http://soap-fp7.eu/soap-symposium Including hands-on session on using the data

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