Document-type country profiles

Authors

  • Lin Zhang,

    1. K.U. Leuven, ECOOM and MSI, Leuven, Belgium. North China University of Water Conservancy and Electric Power, Department of Management and Economics, Zhengzhou, China
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  • Ronald Rousseau,

    1. KHBO (Association K.U. Leuven), Industrial Sciences and Technology, Oostende, Belgium
    2. K.U. Leuven, Department of Mathematics, Leuven, Belgium
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  • Wolfgang Glänzel

    1. K.U. Leuven, ECOOM and MSI, Leuven, Belgium
    2. Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Institute for Research Policy Studies, Budapest, Hungary
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Abstract

A bibliometric method for analyzing and visualizing national research profiles is adapted to describe national preferences for publishing particular document types. Similarities in national profiles and national peculiarities are discussed based on the publication output of the 26 most active countries indexed in the Web of Science annual volume 2007.

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