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Academia.edu: Open Access Meets Discoverability: Citations to Articles Posted to Academia.edu
20 Jan 2016 - 08:00
"Academia.edu is a website where researchers can post their articles and discover and read articles posted by others. It combines the archival role of repositories like ArXiv, SSRN, or PubMed with social networking features, such as profiles, news feeds, recommendations, and the ability to follow individuals and topics. The site launched in 2008 and as of April 2015 has approximately 20 million registered users who have uploaded approximately five million articles. Registration on the site is free and users can freely download all papers posted to the site."