Supplementary data tables for "A standardized citation metrics author database annotated for scientific field" (PLoS Biology 2019)

  • John Ioannidis (Creator)
  • Jeroen Baas (Creator)
  • Richard Klavans (Creator)
  • Kevin Boyack (Creator)



Citation metrics are widely used and misused. We have created a publicly available database of 100,000 top-scientists that provides standardized information on citations, h-index, co-authorship adjusted hm-index, citations to papers in different authorship positions and a composite indicator. Separate data are shown for career-long and single year impact. Metrics with and without self-citations and ratio of citations to citing papers are given. Scientists are classified into 22 scientific fields and 176 sub-fields. Field- and subfield-specific percentiles are also provided for all scientists who have published at least 5 papers. Career-long data are updated to end-of-2017 and to end-of-2018 for comparison.
Date made availableJul 6 2019
PublisherMendeley Data

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