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Thermometer open access UPC

The open access thermometer of the UPC aims to monitor the results of the open publication of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) and show if the open publication grows, diminishes or stabilizes.

For the main academic publications, the thermometer shows the number of publications open in relation to the total number of publications of the university community. The information is updated annually.

Magazine articles

Open articles Sources consulted: DRAC i UPCommons

This indicator shows the number of open magazine articles based on the data contained in the corporate information systems of the UPC.

Absolute Data:

Year Articles in open access Total articles published
2011 562 2.524
2012 608 2.619
2013 778 2.524
2014 839 2.514
2015 1.803 2.353
2016 1.787 2.321
2017 1.595 2.301

Methodology:

  • The total number of magazine articles published annually by the UPC is extracted from DRAC, the Research Descriptor and the Academic Activity of the UPC.
  • The number of magazine articles published annually in open by the UPC is extracted fromUPCommons, the institutional repository of the UPC.
  • Open-ended articles are also considered as embargoes.
  • Data obtained in June of 2019.

Open articles Sources consulted: Web of Science - OADoi

This indicator shows the number of magazine articles UPC open on the Internet from the consultation of external sources (Web of Science and OADoi), whether it has been published through the green (institutional repository, thematic, orphan, etc.) or the gold route (access magazine pure open, hybrid magazine, etc.). An article can be published openly in a magazine and at a time in a repository; Open publication is counted only once, prioritizing the gold route.

Absolute Data:

Year Articles in open access Total articles published
2011 510 1.386
2012 569 1.466
2013 599 1.583
2014 663 1.618
2015 1.310 1.641
2016 1.609 1.878
2017 1.704 1.893

Methodology:

  • The total number of magazine articles published annually by the UPC It is extracted from the Web database of the Science-Core Collection: through the advanced search option "Organization-Enhanced" is collected, with the name of the Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya institution, and for each year, all production University scientist.
  • From the DOI of the articles, from an ad-hoc developed program and through the APIs of OADOI and OpenAire, each article is searched for if there is an open version on the Internet.
  • Open-ended articles are also considered as embargoes.
  • Data obtained in June of 2019.

Llibres

This indicator shows the number of books published by the UPC available in open access.

Absolute Data:

Year Books in open access Total published books
2011 17 25
2012 15 18
2013 21 24
2014 10 19
2015 21 29
2016 19 22
2017 23 30

Methodology:

  • The data referring to the total number of books published by the UPC as well as their seizure they are extracted from the Editecwin application, supporting editorial management.
  • The data regarding the number of available books already in open access are extracted fromUPCommons, the institutional repository of the UPC.
  • Therefore, in open access, both books that have a seizure period and those already accessible to the institutional repository are considered UPCommons.
  • Data obtained in June of 2019.

PhD theses:

This indicator shows the number of doctoral theses read at the UPC available in open access.

Absolute Data:

Year Thesis in open access Total read thesis
2011 142 307
2012 297 355
2013 334 344
2014 339 355
2015 372 390
2016 493 508
2017 323 337

Methodology:

  • The number of doctoral theses read annually in the UPC You get from the Office of Planning, Assessment and Quality.
  • The number of doctoral theses available annually in open by the UPC is extracted fromUPCommons, the institutional repository of the UPC.
  • Also considered as open access doctoral theses with seizure.
  • Data obtained in June 2019.

Final Degree Projects

This indicator shows the number of Final Degree Projects presented in the UPC available in open access.

Absolute Data:

Year TFG in open access Total TFG's submitted
2011 230 294
2012 353 533
2013 642 1.207
2014 970 1.848
2015 1.360 2.814
2016 1.585 3.281
2017 1.461 3.627

Methodology:

  • The number of Final Degree Projects presented annually to the UPC You get from the Office of Planning, Assessment and Quality.
  • The number of Final Degree Works available annually in open by the UPC is extracted fromUPCommons, the institutional repository of the UPC.
  • Open Final Projects are also considered open access with seizure.
  • Data obtained in June of 2019.

Final projects of an official master's degree

This indicator shows the number of Official Master's Final Projects (PFMO) presented at the UPC available in open access.

Absolute Data:

Year PFMO's in open access Total PFMO's presented
2011 538 1.007
2012 526 1.025
2013 517 953
2014 507 922
2015 510 881
2016 659 1.228
2017 805 1.569

Methodology:

  • The number of Official Master's Final Projects presented annually to the UPC You get from the Office of Planning, Assessment and Quality.
  • The number of Official Master's Final Projects available annually in open by the UPC is extracted fromUPCommons, the institutional repository of the UPC.
  • Open Final Project of Official Master's Degree with seizure is also considered open access.
  • Data obtained in June 2019.

Last update: 05 / 06 / 2019