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BRICS countries and scientific excellence: A bibliometric analysis of most frequently cited papers


  • Lutz Bornmann
  • Caroline Wagner
  • Loet Leydesdorff


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  • Lutz Bornmann & Caroline Wagner & Loet Leydesdorff, 2015. "BRICS countries and scientific excellence: A bibliometric analysis of most frequently cited papers," Journal of the Association for Information Science & Technology, Association for Information Science & Technology, vol. 66(7), pages 1507-1513, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:jinfst:v:66:y:2015:i:7:p:1507-1513

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