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Over 500,000 articles in Paperity

Today, five months after launch, Paperity reached an important milestone: the number of articles aggregated surpassed 500,000 items. This makes Paperity comparable in size to some of the most popular disciplinary repositories of scholarly literature, such as the Social Science Research Network (SSRN), which contains 491,100 articles at the time of writing. We are even more…

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Paperity partners with Altmetric in measuring social impact of papers

With the advent of Internet era and online academic publishing, not only the way how scholars communicate, but also how their impact is measured, undergo radical evolution. Traditional citation-based metrics, such as impact factor or h-index, are being increasingly complemented by “alternative metrics”, or altmetrics, which measure online attention received by a given article in a…

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Paperity Launched!

With the beginning of the new academic year, Paperity, the first multidisciplinary aggregator of Open Access journals and papers, has been launched. Paperity will connect authors with readers, boost dissemination of new discoveries and consolidate academia around open literature. Right now, Paperity includes over 160,000 articles from 2,000 scholarly journals, and growing. The goal of…