Institute for Scientific Information

Annual G20 Scorecard: The link between COVID-19 response and research subject diversity

Our latest Global Research Report from the Institute for Scientific Information examines G20 member countries’ research performance and includes a special analysis of their COVID-19 research Each year we report our Annual G20 Scorecard as a prelude to the G20 Summit – a two-day gathering of the world’s major economies, set this year in Rome, […]

The changing research landscape of the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey [Report]

The period of exceptional growth and impact that we examine in our most recent Global Research Report is unsurprising given the MENAT region’s history of deep commitment to knowledge and learning.   I am very proud to have supported the creation of a new Global Research Report from the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI)™ which […]

The changing research landscape of the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey [Report]

The period of exceptional growth and impact that we examine in our most recent Global Research Report is unsurprising given the MENAT region’s history of deep commitment to knowledge and learning.   I am very proud to have supported the creation of a new Global Research Report from the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI)™ which […]

Annual G20 Scorecard: Spotlight on COVID-19 research

The latest Global Research Report from ISI analyzes the research landscape of each of the G20 member nations   As this eventful year draws nearer to its close, the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI)™ once again weighs in with a collection of “scorecards” for the G20 nations – the second in a series of annually […]

New Global Research Report from the Institute for Scientific Information examines impact of multi-authorship on citations

National agencies and academic institutions must be wary of potentially erratic citation patterns from hyper-authored papers that can distort research management analysis London, UK, and Philadelphia, US, December 4, 2019: A new report released today by the Institute for Scientific Information™ at Clarivate Analytics identifies a growing number of research articles in the Web of […]

New from the Institute for Scientific Information: Beyond single-point metrics

In the complex matter of assessing research and researchers, simple metrics have their place. For example, when used advisedly in properly limited and matched comparisons, the h-index measurement – which specifies the convergence point of an author’s productivity and citation impact – can identify influential researchers in a precisely defined field. Similarly, the Journal Impact […]

Institute for Scientific Information Redux: The Past Inspires the Future

Before there was Clarivate Analytics, there was the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI). Founded nearly 60 years ago by pioneering information scientist Dr. Eugene Garfield, ISI launched a revolution in the indexing and retrieval of scientific and scholarly literature. The antecedents of today’s universally respected Web of Science, and many other Clarivate Analytics tools, took […]