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“The threads that hold the fabric of science together”: The origins and importance of analyzing citation data

This is an adapted excerpt from David Pendlebury’s contributed chapter in the recently published Handbook Bibliometrics. His chapter explores how Eugene Garfield and his Institute for Scientific Information (ISI)™ helped revolutionize information retrieval in the second half of the twentieth century by introducing the concept of citation indexing for scientific literature.   The history, sociology […]

Group identity: What makes us ‘us’? [White paper]

What defines our emotional response to the COVID-19 pandemic? We discuss a new area of research gaining significant interest worldwide. Download our new white paper for more information, and learn how a similar analysis can inform horizon scanning, funding focus and more.   COVID-19 has changed the way we live. We’ve been forced inside, isolated […]

The Web of Science name change policy

There is an increasing need to support a researcher’s ability to update published research to reflect their preferred known identity, be it in relation to marriage, gender identity or other reason. It is our goal at Clarivate™ to recognize any such update request as seamlessly as possible. We applaud the policy changes recently announced by […]

Seventh annual Research Fronts report highlights hot and emerging fields

To examine fast-moving and emerging specialty areas of science, Clarivate has again partnered with the Chinese Academy of Sciences to produce a report highlighting notably dynamic areas of research. The latest annual installment, Research Fronts 2020, marks the seventh collaboration between the two organizations.   Like its predecessors, Research Fronts 2020 bases its findings on […]

Demonstrating real-world outcomes and the future of research evaluation [Podcast]

Tune in to learn the current challenges facing research evaluators and to discover best practices and new tools for measuring real-world outcomes of research.   Research evaluation has taken a new direction in recent years. There’s been a shift in focus from research quality to research delivery, and this has brought new challenges for all […]

Introducing Citation Topics

Citation Topics are a new document-level classification schema for InCites Benchmarking & Analytics™ and were developed with the expertise of the Centre for Science and Technology Studies in Leiden and the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI)™. Read the post below to learn more about this update. Research is a dynamic ecosystem. As authors advance their […]

What’s next for JCR: defining ‘Early Access’

Last month, we announced the introduction of Early Access content into the Journal Citation Reports™ (JCR). In this article, we provide further details on how we define Early Access content and how it will be introduced into the 2021 JCR release.   What is ‘Early Access’ for the Web of Science? We define Early Access […]

Meeting researchers at their point of need to accelerate discovery [Podcast]

Tune in to learn how discovery platforms can best meet the needs of researchers during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. Improving the researcher experience is crucial to accelerating output and impact. However, researchers’ needs and pain points are changing right across the research workflow. In this episode of our Future of Research podcast, we discuss […]

Clarivate identifies global scientific pioneers on annual Highly Cited Researchers list

Clarivate Highly Cited Researchers have demonstrated significant and broad influence reflected in their publication of multiple highly cited papers over the last decade. Of the world’s population of scientists and social scientists, Highly Cited Researchers are 1 in 1,000. See the Highly Cited Researchers 2020 list.   Understanding the research landscape and identifying the scientific […]

The changing nature of international collaboration [Podcast]

Tune in to learn how traditional and newly formed patterns of global collaboration play out in research, and about the tools available to uncover new cross-disciplinary opportunities.    Collaboration has changed significantly over the last 30 to 40 years. Air travel, international meetings and the internet have all played a role alongside other geopolitical, historical […]

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 […]