Research Services Group • Provide highly customized datasets based on the Web of Science citation index, with added value • Develop metrics for baselines and benchmarking • Identify key works and thought leaders in various fields • Focused on Research Evaluation versus Information Retrieval • Research Services customers include: Scholarly and Commercial Researchers, Policymakers, Information Professionals, Government Agencies, University Deans and Vice Chancellors
Citation reports come with our Xite interface The Xite 7.0 interface provides quick access to areas of interest. Data queries are already set up in the Summary analysis! You can make your own subsets through the Restrict Search feature (restrict by author, country, journal, field, year, organization, article type, or words in title, abstract or keywords) Source: The population of papers that answer the core question of the sample or project. Citing: Papers that cite or use at least 1 paper from the source papers as a reference item. Cited: Papers used in the bibliography of the source papers.
Citation reports carry article level detail and …. Total number of papers in the set
… provide context through metrics • 1. Cites: Total citation count for selected paper. • 2. Cites2: 2nd generation cite count based on total citations received by the citing articles. 1 2 3 4 5 6 3. Expected Citation Rate: An average rate of citation for all the papers of that document type (articles, reviews, letters, etc.), in that journal, for that selected year. This is a metric to evaluate citation counts. • 4. Ratio: Ratio of actualcites to expected • cites (actual cites / expected citation rate) • 5. Field: Subject area for the journal in which the paper appeared. • 6. %: Percentile position of the paper based on citations in the same field.
Summary bibliographic information 7. Author: First author. Double click on this column if you want to see all the authors on the selected paper. 7 8 9 10 11 8. Journal: Journal title followed by the bibliographic data: volume, pages, publication year and type of document. • 9. Volume, Page, and Year • 10. Type: Item type (article, review, editorial, etc. 11. Title: Article title
Individual view of papers At the top of the Articles window, select “View Options” and “Individually” A individual record of the paper will appear, displaying all its authors, related information, and the abstract. Metrics All authors for a selected paper Addresses Reprint Author Keywords and Keywords Plus Abstract
To find out who is citing this Kwiatkowski, et al. paper, double click on ‘710’ in the ‘Cites’ column
Each of these papers cited the paper by Kwiatkowski, et al. Graphical and table display of the citation activity
Author Rankings Who are the thought leaders on a topic? How many papers have they written? How many cites do they have? Tip: See the articles by double clicking on the number in the Papers column.
Country Rankings – Summary by Country What countries are working on the selected topic or in the selected journal? Tip: This is sorted by papers. Consider the number of cites in relation to papers.
Co-authors – Collaboration by Author Who are collaborators? Who partners with the thought leaders in the field? Tip: You can sort by number of papers or alphabetically by author.
Journal Rankings – Summary by Journal What journals are being used by researchers in the field? Articles from the multidisciplinary journals Nature, Proceedings.., and Science are re-categorized by their cited references. Tip: Check the citing papers to see who is citing the journal.
Field Rankings – Summary by Field What field(s) dominate a topic, country’s or institution’s papers? Are there any surprises? Tip: Sort options include cites, papers, average cites or field.
Field Rankings – Summary by Organization What organizations are represented in the literature? Tip: Sort options include cites, organization, papers, or average cites.
Summary metrics- metrics on a set of papers- e.g. overall university, a department, an author Average times cited Median times cited H-index C-index- how the group of papers performed, normalized for their journals Average percentile –how this group of papers performed, normalized for their fields Disciplinarity index- indicates how multidisciplinary a group of papers is These metrics give you the ability to compare similar entities, e.g. author to author
Citing papers – who is citing your source set? Citing papers offers analysis similar to the source papers, with preset summaries and the Restrict Function.
Citing papers – who is citing your source set? These 7,831 papers have cited at least one of your set of papers. Tip: Double click on the “s-refs” number to see which papers they cite.
Citing papers – Intercitation by Authors What is the level of intercitation among teams? What is the level of self-citation? Tip: You can sort by cited author or citing author. You can also use your Restrict Search feature. Sort by total number of citations. Sort by cited author.
Citing papers – Intercitation by Countries What is the level of intercitation among countries? Tip: You can vary the sort and export to Excel. Sort by total number of citations. Sort by citation count.
Citing papers – Citing Summary by Journal What journals are citing your source papers?
Citing papers – Citing Summary by Organization What organizations are citing your papers?