Scientometrics

, 89:943 | Cite as

Mapping scientific institutions

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Abstract

We have developed a set of routines that allows to draw easily different maps of the research carried out in a scientific institution. Our toolkit uses OpenSource elements to analyze bibliometric data gathered from the Web Of Science. We take the example of our institution, ENS de Lyon, to show how different maps, using co-occurrence (of authors, keywords, institutions…) and bibliographic coupling can be built. These maps may become a valuable tool for discussing institutions’ policies, as they offer different views on the institution at a global scale.

Keywords

Institutions Maps Heterogeneous Governance 

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© Akadémiai Kiadó, Budapest, Hungary 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Université de LyonLyonFrance
  2. 2.Institut des Systèmes Complexes Rhône-Alpes (IXXI)LyonFrance
  3. 3.Laboratoire de Physique, École Normale Supérieure de Lyon and UMR CNRS 5672LyonFrance
  4. 4.Laboratoire d’Économie des TransportsUniversité Lyon 2 and UMR CNRS 5593LyonFrance

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