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Explaining Australia's increased share of ISI publications: the effects of a funding formula based on publication counts

Butler, Linda


Australia's share of publications in the Science Citation Index (SCI) has increased by 25% in the last decade. The worrying aspect associated with this trend is the significant decline in citation impact Australia is achieving relative to other countries. It has dropped from sixth position in a ranking of 11 OECD countries in 1988, to 10th position by 1993, and the distance from ninth place continues to widen. The increased publication activity came at a time when publication output was...[Show more]

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Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
Source: Research Policy
DOI: 10.1016/S0048-7333(02)00007-0


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