The Emerald Group Publishing Limited have informed the Department that Dr. Michael Norris has been named as a Highly Commended Award winner of the 2008 Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Award in the Information Science category for his doctoral thesis ‘The citation advantage of open access articles’. These prestigious awards have now been running for four years and attract submissions of an exceptionally high quality from across the globe in all subject areas.
Update (1/13/09). Two articles based on this dissertation have now been self-archived:
- Michael Norris, Charles Oppenheim, and Fytton Rowland, Finding open access articles using Google, Google Scholar, OAIster and OpenDOAR, Online Information Review, 32 (6), pp. 709-715.
- Michael Norris, Charles Oppenheim, and Fytton Rowland, The citation advantage of open-access articles, Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, July 9, 2008.
Update (1/15/09). The dissertation itself has now been self-archived as well.