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Research Article

The Development of Open Access Journal Publishing from 1993 to 2009

  • Mikael Laakso mail,

    mikael.laakso@hanken.fi

    Affiliation: HANKEN School of Economics, Helsinki, Finland

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  • Patrik Welling,

    Affiliation: HANKEN School of Economics, Helsinki, Finland

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  • Helena Bukvova,

    Affiliation: Technische Universität Dresden, Dresden, Germany

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  • Linus Nyman,

    Affiliation: HANKEN School of Economics, Helsinki, Finland

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  • Bo-Christer Björk,

    Affiliation: HANKEN School of Economics, Helsinki, Finland

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  • Turid Hedlund

    Affiliation: HANKEN School of Economics, Helsinki, Finland

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  • Published: June 13, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0020961

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Post-publication corrections

Posted by laaksomik on 14 Jan 2014 at 09:24 GMT

The following corrections should be noted. No errors influence the analysis or results of the study.

boldAbstract:

“Due to the high number of journals registered in the DOAJ, almost 5000 at the time of the study, stratified random sampling was used.”

should read

“Due to the high number of journals registered in the DOAJ, 5175 at the time of the study, stratified random sampling was used.”

“During the last year an estimated 191 000 articles were published in 4769 journals.”

should read

“During the last year an estimated 191 850 articles were published in 4767 journals.”





bold Page 4:

[…] “the start year for the journals had to be corrected in 147 cases of the 521 manually sampled journals.”

should read

[…] “the start year for the journals had to be corrected in 147 cases of the 519 manually sampled journals.”





bold page 6:

“The journal count for the year 2000 is estimated to have been 740, and 4769 for 2009; […]”

should read

“The journal count for the year 2000 is estimated to have been 740, and 4767 for 2009; […]”





bold page 8, Table 3:

On the second row in the leftmost cell

“Small and mid-size journals (n = 521)”

should read

“Small and mid-size journals (n = 519)”

No competing interests declared.