The largest share of open-access articles belongs to a new category described as “bronze”: articles are available on websites hosted by their publisher - either immediately or following an embargo - but are not formally licensed for reuse.
Around half of researchers already publish their work with open access, according to a comprehensive survey carried out by the Main Library of the University of Zurich. Besides a number of positive results, the survey also revealed a need for more information.
Lies Travel Faster Than Truth on Twitter—and Now We Know Who to Blame
A major new study published in the journal Science finds that false rumors on Twitter spread much more rapidly, on average, than those that turn out to be true. Interestingly, the study also finds that bots aren’t to blame for that discrepancy. People are.