Essential Science Indicator (ESI)
Essential Science Indicator (ESI) Contents
ESI is an analytical tool based on Web of Science citation count data covering 8.500 journals.
ESI allows you to rank (by the number of articles, citations received. citations per article, etc.) and compare individuals, institutions (i.e. universities), countries, and journals across 22 scientific fields.
The 22 fields have been identified on the basis of a topical categorization of journals, not individual articles.
Learn more about the definition of available fields.
Relevant CBS fields include ’Economics, Business’, ’Social Sciences, General’, and ‘Computer science’.
ESI is updated bi-monthly and each update covers a 10-year (+2 months) window.
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Essential Science Indicator (ESI) Facts
|Period||ESI is updated bimonthly and each update covers a 10-year (+2 months) window.|