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Dissertation on the OA impact advantage wins Emerald prize 10 January 2009

 http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/2009/01/dissertation-on-oa-impact-advantage.html

 

Doctoral thesis highly commended, News from DIS (the Department of Information Science at Loughborough University), January 9, 2009.  (Thanks to Stevan Harnad.)  Excerpt:

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:

Update (1/15/09). The dissertation itself has now been self-archived as well.

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