The Open University

The Open University

The Open University is a public research university and the largest university in the United Kingdom by number of students. The majority of the OU's undergraduate students are based in the United Kingdom and principally study off-campus; many of its courses can also be studied anywhere in the world. Derived from Wikipedia licensed CC-BY-SA.

Open Access statistics for The Open University, United Kingdom, covering academic research published from 2000 to 2023. Read More.


Open Access Percentage

53%


Total
Publications

27K


Total Open
Publications

14K


Total
Citations

689K


Open Access
Percentage

53%


Total
Publications

27K


Total Open
Publications

14K


Total
Citations

689K

Wikipedia

Website

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Breakdown

8% 21% 24% 47%

Publisher Open

8%

Both

21%

Other Platform Open

24%

Closed

47%

Percentage of Open Access over time

0%10%20%30%40%50%60%70%80%90%100%
200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011201220132014201520162017201820192020202120222023

Publisher Open

Both

Other Platform Open

Closed

Volume of Open Access over time

02004006008001k1.2k1.4kTotal Publications
200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011201220132014201520162017201820192020202120222023

Open

Closed

Publisher Open

24%OA Journal

OA Journal 24%

1.9K

Hybrid 37%

2.8K

No Guarantees 39%

3K

Other Platform Open

Institution 88%

11K

Preprint 16%

1.9K

Other Internet 14%

1.7K

Domain 11%

1.4K

Public 7%

809

Other Platform Locations

Name

Platform Type

Publications

open.ac.uk OAI-PMH Repository
Institution
4.5K
The Open University - Open Research Online
Institution
4.3K
arXiv
Preprint
1.7K
PubMed Central
Domain
1.3K
Europe PMC
Domain
745
University College London - UCL Discovery
Institution
638
CiteSeer X
Other Internet
600
Figshare
Public
418
Semantic Scholar
Public
412
University of Edinburgh - Edinburgh Research Explorer
Institution
403
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Data updated 13 May 2024

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