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Title: Thought leadership: A new indicator for national and institutional comparison

Abstract

This article introduces a new method for evaluating national publication activities. This new indicator, thought leadership, captures whether the nation is a thought leader (building on the more recently cited literature for that field) or follower (building on the older cited literature for that field). Publication data for 2003 are used to illustrate which nations tend to build on the more recent discoveries in chemistry and clinical medicine. Finally, implications for national and laboratory policy are discussed.

Authors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. SciTech Strategies, Inc., Berwyn, PA (United States)
  2. Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States); SciTech Strategies Inc., Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
OSTI Identifier:
1426967
Report Number(s):
SAND-2007-1288J
Journal ID: ISSN 0138-9130; 526737
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Scientometrics
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 75; Journal Issue: 2; Journal ID: ISSN 0138-9130
Publisher:
Akademiai Kiado
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
99 GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS; Current Leadership; Scopus Database; Laboratory Level; Thought Leadership; Institutional Comparison

Citation Formats

Klavans, Richard, and Boyack, Kevin W. Thought leadership: A new indicator for national and institutional comparison. United States: N. p., 2008. Web. doi:10.1007/s11192-007-1854-1.
Klavans, Richard, & Boyack, Kevin W. Thought leadership: A new indicator for national and institutional comparison. United States. doi:10.1007/s11192-007-1854-1.
Klavans, Richard, and Boyack, Kevin W. Sat . "Thought leadership: A new indicator for national and institutional comparison". United States. doi:10.1007/s11192-007-1854-1. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1426967.
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author = {Klavans, Richard and Boyack, Kevin W.},
abstractNote = {This article introduces a new method for evaluating national publication activities. This new indicator, thought leadership, captures whether the nation is a thought leader (building on the more recently cited literature for that field) or follower (building on the older cited literature for that field). Publication data for 2003 are used to illustrate which nations tend to build on the more recent discoveries in chemistry and clinical medicine. Finally, implications for national and laboratory policy are discussed.},
doi = {10.1007/s11192-007-1854-1},
journal = {Scientometrics},
number = 2,
volume = 75,
place = {United States},
year = {2008},
month = {3}
}

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Figure 1 Figure 1: Map of science consisting of over 800,000 reference papers from the 2003 SCIE/SSCI organized into 776 paradigms. The paradigms are further organized into eight groups, labeled by color. Dominant linkages between paradigms are shown as the lines between the nodes.

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