Citations

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 […]

Spotlight: Highly Cited Researcher Edward Holmes

Ranking in the top 1% by citations for field and publication year in Web of Science, Highly Cited Researchers are leading the way in solving the world’s biggest challenges. But what makes them tick? In celebration of the Highly Cited Researchers 2019, and as part of our series getting to know researchers across the world, […]

Spotlight: Highly Cited Researcher Jane Elith

Ranking in the top 1% by citations for field and publication year in Web of Science, Highly Cited Researchers are leading the way in solving the world’s biggest challenges. But what makes them tick? As we prepare to announce the list of Highly Cited Researchers 2019, and as part of our series getting to know […]

The importance of the cited-reference list

 As an early-career researcher, you’re likely adjusting to a variety of challenges as you make your way. Writing and publishing a research paper is one of them. One part of the writing process might not seem important, but it can have a major impact, not only on your prospects for getting published but, ultimately, on […]

Web of Science Group to provide citation data for major UK research assessment

Project Leader Simon Thomson on supporting REF 2021 The Web of Science Group and its Institute for Scientific Information (ISI), after winning a contract in late 2018 from the UK’s four higher-education funding bodies, will provide citation data for the UK Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021. This large-scale national evaluation, previously undertaken in 2014 and […]

Highly Cited Researchers 2018: Identifying top talent in the sciences and social sciences

A new Cross-Field category recognizes those with outsized influence across several fields. Since 2014, Clarivate Analytics has presented Highly Cited Researchers – a list of elite scientists and social scientists selected for their exceptional research performance, as demonstrated by production of multiple highly cited papers that rank in the top 1% by citations for field […]

Rising Stars from Essential Science Indicators

Essential Science Indicators from Clarivate Analytics provides citation rankings of scientists, institutions, countries, and journals broken out by broad fields of science. A citation threshold is applied to each field ranking; scientists and institutions are selected if they are in the top 1% by total citations in a given field, and countries and journals must […]