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A usage based analysis of CoRR

Carr, Les and Hitchcock, Steve and Hall, Wendy and Harnad, Stevan (2000) A usage based analysis of CoRR. [Journal (Paginated)]

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Based on an empirical analysis of author usage of CoRR, and of its predecessor in the Los Alamos eprint archives, it is shown that CoRR has not yet been able to match the early growth of the Los Alamos physics archives. Some of the reasons are implicit in Halpern's paper, and we explore them further here. In particular we refer to the need to promote CoRR more effectively for its intended community - computer scientists in universities, industrial research labs and in government. We take up some points of detail on this new world of open archiving concerning central versus distributed self-archiving, publication, the restructuring of the journal publishers' niche, peer review and copyright.

Item Type:Journal (Paginated)
Keywords:Computing Research Repository, CoRR, eprint archives, Open Archives
Subjects:Electronic Publishing > Archives
Computer Science > Statistical Models
ID Code:1645
Deposited By:Harnad, Stevan
Deposited On:26 Jun 2001
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:54

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