Journal Metrics attempt to capture the "influence" or "impact" of the articles appearing in a journal. The two primary sources of journal metrics are described below:
Author metrics grew out of the development of journal metrics, and attempt to measure the "influence" or "impact" of the articles published by an individual author. There is quite a variety of individual author metrics; several of the most popular are described in the "Measuring Your Research Impact" guide, linked below:
Open Access refers to free, unrestricted online access to scholarly and/or peer-reviewed publications. Open Access is often split into two models:
There are many Open Access options that exist outside of these two models, such as Open Access journals that do not charge APCs.
Aside from the obvious benefit of helping to make scholarship more accessible and affordable, Open Access provides
The WSULS has many open access math journals in our catalog; below are links to lists in a few different disciplines. You may be able to find more by using the eJournals link at the top of the page.