Institute for Scientific Information

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 report finds untapped research potential in South and East Asia

London, UK, October 2 2019: The Institute for Scientific Information at the Web of Science Group, a Clarivate Analytics company, today releases a new Global Research Report that reveals the untapped potential of the research base in South and East Asia. The report examines the research output of 14 countries* in S&E Asia, their levels […]

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 […]