‘Elite’ researchers dominate citation space

International“An analysis of more than 26 million scientific studies published by more than 4 million researchers between 2000 and 2015 has found that by 2015, the top 1% most-cited authors accounted for 21% of all citations. This citation inequality has become more extreme over time, and US-based scientists’ share of citations is falling …” (more)

[Sara Reardon, Nature, 1 March]

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