Citation analysis: how to calibrate your library collection in uncertain times

Citation analysis makes collection management decisions easy. Learn what this rich, data-driven method involves, and which tools can better inform your library collecting activities. Library collections are fundamental to the integrity of education and research at an institution. They provide high-quality material that students and faculty need to operate at an excellent standard. Despite this, […]

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 […]

Now that you mention it : The Web of Science in the study of science

The Web of Science traces its roots back more than a half-century, to when Dr. Eugene Garfield, information scientist and founder of the company that ultimately became Clarivate Analytics, oversaw the release of the Science Citation Index (SCI) in 1964. The first-ever such index, the SCI duly expanded from its original print edition to its […]