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3 More being published In 2007 a researcher was faced with 15 million articles published in the past 20 years compared to a researcher in 1977 who saw 5 million articles published in the previous 20 years
The sea of journals is still rising Source: Informationsmarkt & Bibliotheken
Researchers have to read more than ever Source: D-Lib Magazine ,November/December 2008, Volume 14 Number 11/12, ISSN 1082-9873, Tenopir and King
6 Co-authorship and collaborations are rising fast Authors per paper Papers per Author Papers per Unique Author Based on Thomson (ISI) data
7 The Global Research landscape is changing Countries ranked by published output in 2007
“Today the dominant position of the United States in the international research and education community is being challenged as never before.” -American Academy of Arts and Sciences And New Global Powers Are Emerging Countries ranked by output growth 1997-2007 -6 % growth Retrieved from: http://www.scimagojr.com. SCImago Research Group, Copyright 2007-2008. Data Source: Scopus® 8
The Research Landscape is changing: Researchers are having to read and track more literature from wider disciplines and from all corners of the globe. Emerging research nations are driving publication growth Research is becoming more interdisciplinary and more collaborative The number of journals is on the rise TEAM
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