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Publishing Research Support Documents in Open Access Platform to Improve Research Impact

Version 1 : Received: 23 June 2017 / Approved: 26 June 2017 / Online: 26 June 2017 (04:20:47 CEST)

How to cite: Ale Ebrahim, N.; Bong, Y.B. Publishing Research Support Documents in Open Access Platform to Improve Research Impact. Preprints 2017, 2017060111 (doi: 10.20944/preprints201706.0111.v1). Ale Ebrahim, N.; Bong, Y.B. Publishing Research Support Documents in Open Access Platform to Improve Research Impact. Preprints 2017, 2017060111 (doi: 10.20944/preprints201706.0111.v1).

Abstract

Researchers, journals, and universities want to receive more citations for their scholarly publications. However, a paper citations depend on its quality, visibility and author’s online profile. Research support documents (unpublished papers, white papers, project reports, datasets, software, posters, online resources and teaching materials) can be additional source for increasing the author’s visibility. To enhance research visibility and impact, the full range of scholarly output should be available online on the open access platform. With open access platform, key research findings are made accessible immediately to the scientific community. Therefore, the publicly available research support documents may result in receiving more citations in addition to the published papers. In this paper we conducted a simplified three stages study on the benefits of research support documents publications on open access platform. We also elaborated on approaches of improving your research visibility and impact through these document.

Subject Areas

improve citations; research tools; research visibility; research impact; documents publishing; highly cited

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