Data

The OA.mg database consists of 240,627,322 works, of which 36,713,328 are available with full text PDFs.

Are you interested in using OA.mg at your institution? Reach out and a member of our team will get back to you.

Here is how we compare to other database and research tools:
OA.mg vs Semantic Scholar / OA.mg vs CORE / OA.mg vs Internet Archive Scholar / OA.mg vs Unpaywall / OA.mg vs Web of Science / OA.mg vs Scopus / OA.mg vs Dimenions
Name of DatabaseNumber of WorksNumber of full-text PDFsCostParent Company
OA.mg240,627,32236,713,328FreeOA.mg
Semantic Scholar203,000,000 18,100,000FreeAllen Institute for Artificial Intelligence
CORE207,000,000 29,800,000 2FreeOpen University
Internet Archive Scholar124,280,808 332,073,200 3FreeInternet Archive
Unpaywall 32,696,938 4FreeOurResearch
Web of Science193,000,000 5 $100,000+ 7Clarivate Analytics
Scopus87,000,000 6 $100,000+ 7Elsevier
Dimensions129,329,309 839,036,117 8$23,000+ 9Digital Science & Research Solutions Ltd
1 Fetched on August 12, 2022 from semanticscholar.org/product/api
2 Fetched on August 12, 2022 from core.ac.uk/about and core.ac.uk/services/dataset
3 Fetched on August 12, 2022 from fatcat.wiki, the data provider for Internet Archive Scholar.
4 Fetched on August 12, 2022 from unpaywall.org
5 Fetched on August 12, 2022 from clarivate.libguides.com/librarianresources/coverage
7 It’s difficult to accurately find the cost of Web of Science and Scopus.
Here is what we do know:
The Texas A&M University pays $212,000 for Web of Science and $140,000 for Scopus.
They had 242,331 searches for WoS (=$0.88/search) versus 69,134 searches for Scopus (=$2.02/search).
See their report here

Arizona University paid around $170,000 for Web of Science.
120,907 searches were done on Web of Science at Arizona University, at a cost of $1.74 per search.
See here
8 Fetched on August 12, 2022 from dimensions.ai
9 Like with Web of Science and Scopus, it’s hard to find pricing online for Dimensions. This number is from gov.uk




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