GOAJ2: December 2017 update

Here’s how things are going for GOAJ2: Gold Open Access Journals 2011-2016 and The Countries of OAWorld 2011-2016 and related stuff (all linked to from the project home page), through December 31, 2017 [noting that most of the last day of each month is missing because of how statistics are done]:

  • The dataset: 283 views, 53 downloads.
  • GOAJ2: 1,292 PDF ebooks (no paperbacks), plus 494 copies of chapters 1-7 (C&I 17.4)
  • Countries: 420 PDF ebooks (no paperbacks)
  • Subject supplement (C&I 17.5): 1,037 copies

December also saw 146 downloads of Gold Open Access Journals 2011-2015, 56 downloads of the earlier Countries version and 46 downloads of the Subjects version.

Looking at the rest of gold OA (beyond DOAJ), Gray OA 2012-2016 has now been downloaded 2,051 times, while Gray OA 2014-2017: A Partial Followup, released in October, has 541 downloads.


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