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Journal statistics for LiU 2013

The Library provides access to more than 15 000 journals. But which ones are the most frequently used and cited by LiU researchers? And in which journals do Linköping researchers most frequently get published?


Most frequently downloaded

The Library’s figures for 2013 shows that Nature heads the list of the most frequently downloaded e-journals at LiU. During the year, articles from this particular periodical was downloaded 12 642 times. Number two on the list is Harvard Business Review with 10 435 downloads and at third place comes Science with 8933 downloads.


Most frequently cited

Nature is also on the list with the most frequently cited journals, but the number one on the list is PNAS (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America), cited 539 times by LiU researchers during 2013, followed by Science, cited 499 times. Nature comes in at third place with 491 citations.


LiU researchers’ publications

Where do LiU-affiliated researchers most often publish their findings? With 69 publications, the journal PLoS One heads this list for 2013. Applied Physics Letters follows with 27 publications, and Journal of Applied Physics and Physical Review B with 23 publications respectively.


Natural sciences and medicine dominate

A close inspection of the figures shows that many of the journals heading these lists are within the fields of natural sciences and medicine. Why? One factor is the publication patterns in these heavily journal-focused disciplines. Other disciplines, such as the humanities, to a large extent use other publication channels, such as a monographs and anthologies, which do not show up in these figures.


Most frequently downloaded journals at LiU

Journal

Downloads

Nature

12642

Harvard Business Review

10435

Science

8933

New England Journal of Medicine

7933

Applied Physics Letters

7261

Journal of Biological Chemistry

7021

Physical Review B

6990

PNAS

6664

Journal of Advanced Nursing

5770

Thin Solid Films

5324

Refers to number of downloads of full text articles from the publishers web sites. Open access journals not included.

 

Most frequently cited journals by LiU researchers

Journal

Citations

PNAS

539

Science

499

Nature

491

New England Journal of Medicine

472

Lancet

398

Physical Review B

329

Journal of Biological Chemistry

305

Circulation

292

American Journal of Phyiology

265

JAMA

263

Data from Web of Science.

 

Journals where LiU affiliated researchers most frequently got published

Journals

Publications

PLOS One

69

Applied Physics Letters

27

Journal of Applied Physics

23

Physical Review B

23

British Journal of Sports Medicine

13

BMJ Open

10

Surface & Coatings Technology

10

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

9

Journal Cleaner Production

9

Sensors and Actuators B. Chemical

9

Total Quality Management & Business Excellence

9

Data from Web of Science.


Thu Jun 12 10:09:16 CEST 2014



 

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