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Research Weaving: Visualizing the Future of Research Synthesis

Nakagawa, Shinichi; Samarasinghe, Gihan; Haddaway, Neal; Westgate, Martin; O’Dea, Rose E.; Noble, Daniel W. A.; Lagisz, M.


We propose a new framework for research synthesis of both evidence and influence, named research weaving. It summarizes and visualizes information content, history, and networks among a collection of documents on any given topic. Research weaving achieves this feat by combining the power of two methods: systematic mapping and bibliometrics. Systematic mapping provides a snapshot of the current state of knowledge, identifying areas needing more research attention and those ready for full...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: Trends in Ecology and Evolution
DOI: 10.1016/j.tree.2018.11.007
Access Rights: Open Access


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