Essential Science Indicators

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    With all the resources they need in one place, Essential Science Indicators℠ users can determine the influential individuals, institutions, papers, publications, and countries in their field of study — as well as emerging research areas that could impact their work.   This unique and comprehensive compilation of science performance statistics and science trends data is based on journal article publication counts and citation data from Thomson Reuters databases. It is an ideal analytical resource for policymakers, administrators, analysts and information specialists in government agencies, universities, corporations, private laboratories, publishing companies and foundations, as well as members of the scientific press and recruiters. 

    Oct 1, 2015 5:56pm

    Full Text Linking

    Links are created by matching the customer’s electronic journal holdings with content available through DOI feeds and publisher feeds.

    Full text can also be accessed via OpenURL protocol.

    Federated Searching

    Customers can configure their federated search system to search Essential Science Indicators through a SOAP web service.

    Search Options

    Users can search through the Essential Science Indicators interface.

    Post Search Options

    Search results can be sorted by a variety of criteria and viewed within the interface.

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    Essential Science Indicators is COUNTER compliant. Data can be delivered on an aggregated level or by user credentials (IP address or token identification).


    Authentication is via the UK Access Management Federation, Athens, IP range, Username and Password.


    Essential Science Indicators adheres to the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) guidelines.

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