Posted by: purplepaula1 | August 9, 2010

Highly Cited Researchers is a freely available website, which allows you to search for top researchers in your field by name, category, country or institution. also highlights the top 250 preeminent individual researchers in each of 21 subject categories who have demonstrated great influence in their field as measured by citations to their work–the intellectual debt acknowledged by their colleagues. The information for each researcher is:

  • Biographical information: education, faculty and professional posts, memberships and/or offices, current research interests, and personal Web sites.
  • Full listing of publications: journal articles, book or book chapters, conference proceedings, web sites and other Internet resources
  • Bibliography enhanced by links to the full bibliographic information indexed in the Web of ScienceÒ

When visiting, you can:

  • Search for the top researchers by name, category, country, or institutional affiliation
  • Track research trends through literature references using links to and through the Web of Science
  • Learn about or stay current on the research authorities and trends in a number of fields
  • Identify key individuals, departments and laboratories
  • Locate colleagues and experts
  • Discover new dimensions of a researcher’s work
  • Show students the development of scientific ideas

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