expands coverage of influential scientists

The Electronic Library

ISSN: 0264-0473

Article publication date: 1 June 2004



(2004), " expands coverage of influential scientists", The Electronic Library, Vol. 22 No. 3.



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Compiled by Monica Blake expands coverage of influential scientists

Thomson ISI has announced that throughout 2004, it will add up to 1,100 new researchers to – the free, online gateway to the world’s most cited and influential scientific authors. Between 30 to 60 new researchers will be added per category as collected from articles indexed in the ISI citation database covering 1983-2002. These newly selected researchers join the more than 4,500 researchers currently found in and comprise less than one half of 1 percent of the more than 5 million researchers indexed in the ISI citation database in the 20 year time span.

Each author has a record that contains biographical data (education, faculty or professional posts, society memberships and/or offices, current research interests) and publication information (journal articles, books or book chapters, conference presentations, Web sites and other Internet resources) as supplied by the researcher. Through, this information can be searched by name and browsed by individual, category, country or institutional affiliation.

Researchers visiting the recently upgraded and expanded version of will find that each bibliography has been integrated with Web of Science, allowing researchers worldwide to find more information about the scientific contribution of an influential group of authors. Web of Science is the powerful Web-based resource that enables users to search current and retrospective multidisciplinary information from the world’s most prestigious scholarly journals.

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