• Alperin, Juan Pablo. 2015. The public impact of Latin America’s approach to open access. PhD dissertation, Stanford University. [read]
  • Beddoes, Diane, Ellie Brodie, Robin Clarke and Chih Hoong Sin. 2012. Benefits of open access to scholarly research for voluntary and charitable sector organisations. Jisc Research Report. [read]
  • Bryant, Nita. Navigating access to addictions literature: the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship experience. 2015. pp 2439-2450 in: Nady el-Guebaly, Giuseppe Carrà and Marc Galanter (eds.), Textbook of Addiction Treatment: International Perspectives, Springer. doi:10.1007/978-88-470-5322-9_68 [read]
  • Danner, Richard A. 2012. Open access to legal scholarship: dropping the barriers to discourse and dialogue. Journal of International Commercial Law and Technology 7(1):65-79. [read]
  • Flis, Ivan, Jonas Haslbeck and Chris Noone. 2013. European student scientific literature access study. Social Impact Initiative (EFPSA). [read]
  • Houghton, John, Alma Swan and Sheridan Brown. 2011. Access to Research and Technical Information in Denmark. Report to The Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation (FI) and Denmark’s Electronic Research Library (DEFF). [read]
  • Krane, David. 2006. Large majorities of U.S. adults support easy – and free – online access to federally-funded research findings on health issues and other topics. Harris Poll #44. [read]
  • Look, Hugh, and Kevin Marsh. 2012. Benefits of open access to scholarly research to the public sector. Jisc Research Report, commissioned by the UK Open Access Implementation Group. [read]
  • López, José Manuel Sáez, Jose María Ruiz Ruiz and Maria Luz Cacheiro González. 2013. Reviews and practice of college students regarding access to scientific knowledge: A case study in two Spanish universities. International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning 14(15):51-68. doi:10.19173/irrodl.v14i5.1609 [read]
  • Nunn, Emily, and Stephen Pinfield. 2014. Lay summaries of open access journal articles: Engaging with the general public on medical research. Learned Publishing 27:173-184. [read]
  • O’Keeffe, Jamie, John Willinsky and Lauren Maggio. 2011. Public access and use of health research: an exploratory study of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) public access policy using interviews and surveys of health personnel. Journal of Medical Internet Research 13(4):e97. doi:10.2196/jmir.1827 [read]
  • Parsons, David, Dick Willis and Jane Holland. 2011. Benefits to the private sector of open access to higher education and scholarly research. Jisc Research Report. [read]
  • Picarra, Mafalda. 2015. Open Access to scientific information: facilitating knowledge transfer and technological innovation from the academic to the private sector. PASTEUR4OA Briefing Paper. [read]
  • Sato, Sho, Suma Yuki and Yutaka Immura. 2011. Demand of citizens for OA of the academic papers. Japan Society of Library and Information Science, Spring Workshop, Tokyo Gakugei University, 2011-05-14. [read]
  • Sato, Sho, and Yutaka Immura. 2011. How do people use open access papers in non-academic activities? A link analysis of papers deposited in institutional repositories. Library, Information and Media Studies 9(1):51-64. [read]
  • Swan, Alma. 2008. Study on the availability of UK academic “grey literature” to UK SMEs. Report to the JISC Scholarly Communications Group. [read]
  • Tennant, Jonathan P., François Waldner, Damien C. Jacques, Paola Masuzzo,, Lauren B. Collister and Chris. H. J. Hartgerink. 2016. The academic, economic and societal impacts of Open Access: an evidence-based review. F1000 Research 5:632. doi:10.12688/f1000research.8460.3 [read]
  • Watanabe, Kiyomi. 2010. Current status of serials crisis measure on companies. Journal of Information Processing and Management 53(5):266-272. doi:10.1241/johokanri.53.266 [read]
  • Willinsky, John. 2003. Policymakers’ online use of academic research. Education Policy Analysis Archives 11(2). doi:10.14507/epaa.v11n2.2003 [read]
  • Willinsky, John. 2004. As open access is public access, can journals help policymakers read research? Canadian Journal of Communication 29:381-401. [read]
  • Zuccala, Alesia. 2009. The Layperson and open access to scholarly research: a report on civic scientific literacy. Rathenau Instituut Science System Assessment. [read]
  • Zuccala, Alesia. 2010. Open access and civic scientific information literacy. Information Research 15(1):426. [read]
  • Zuccala, Alesia. 2011. The lay person and open access. Annual Review of Information Science and Technology 43(1). doi:10.1002/aris.2009.1440430115 [read]

This bibliography on the impact of open access to research outside academia was kindly contributed by ElHassan ElSabry, who is working on the wider impact of open access for his Ph.D.

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