Science in Brazil. Part 1: A macro-level comparative study

W. Glänzel, Jacqueline Leta, Bart Thijs

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Abstract

In the present paper, the evolution of publication activity and citation impact in Brazil is studied for the period 1991-2003. Besides the analysis of trends in publication and citation patterns and of national publication profiles, an attempt is made to find statistical evidences of the relation between international co-authorship and both research profile and citation impact in the Latin American region. Despite similarities and strong co-publication links with the other countries in the region, Brazil has nonetheless a specific research profile, and forms the largest potential in the region.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)67-86
Number of pages20
JournalScientometrics
Volume67
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2006

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Science in Brazil. Part 1 : A macro-level comparative study. / Glänzel, W.; Leta, Jacqueline; Thijs, Bart.

In: Scientometrics, Vol. 67, No. 1, 04.2006, p. 67-86.

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Glänzel, W. ; Leta, Jacqueline ; Thijs, Bart. / Science in Brazil. Part 1 : A macro-level comparative study. In: Scientometrics. 2006 ; Vol. 67, No. 1. pp. 67-86.
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