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Changing U.S. Output of Scientific Articles: 1988-2003

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U.S. share of world natural science and engineering article output, fractional counts: 1973–2003

Output Trends in Major S&E Publishing Centers

Figure 1 Average annual growth in S&E article output (fractional counts) of major S&E publishing centers: 1988–92 and 1992–2003
Figure 2 U.S. S&E article output (fractional counts), academic R&D expenditures, and academic R&D workforce: 1988–2003
Figure 3 Average annual growth in S&E article (whole counts) of major S&E publishing centers: 1988–92 and 1992–2003
Figure 4 World share of S&E article output (fractional counts), by major S&E publishing center: 1992–2003
Figure 5 Decline in U.S. world share of S&E article output, by field: 1992–2003
Figure 6 S&E article output (fractional counts) of major S&E publishing centers: 1988–2003

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Trends in Influential Articles and Journals

Figure 7 World share of highly influential S&E articles (fractional counts) of major S&E publishing centers: 1996–2003
Figure 8 Decline in U.S. world share of highly influential S&E articles, by field: 1996–2003
Figure 9 Decline in U.S. world share of highly influential S&E articles (fractional counts) and of S&E articles published in highly influential journals (fractional counts) between 1996 and 2003, by field

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The U.S. Academic Sector

Figure 10 Change in share of U.S. S&E articles (fractional counts) in academic, federal government, and private for-profit sectors: 1992–2003
Figure 11 Share of U.S. academic S&E articles (whole counts) with at least one author from the top 200 research universities, by field: 1988–2001
Figure 12 Trends in S&E article output (whole and fractional counts) of entire U.S. academic sector and top 200 research universities: 1988–2001
Figure 13 Average annual growth in S&E article output (fractional counts) of departments at top 200 U.S. research universities, by National Research Council scholarly quality departmental rating: 1988–2001
Figure 14 Growth in S&E article output (fractional counts) at top 200 research universities, by quartile of total R&D growth: 1988–2001 and 1992–2001
Figure 15 Ratio of fractional to whole counts of S&E articles for top 200 research universities, by field: 1988, 1994, and 2001
Figure 16 Share of top 200 research universities with greater collaboration in 1995–2001 than in 1988–1994, by field
Figure 17 S&E article output (whole counts) of top 200 academic research universities, by institutional author type: 1988–2001
Figure 18 S&E articles (whole counts) with authors at top 200 academic research universities, by institutional author type: 1988, 1995, and 2001
Figure 19 S&E articles (whole counts) with single author at a top 200 academic research university, by field: 1988, 1994, and 2001
Figure 20 S&E articles (whole counts) with at least one author at a top 200 research university and one author at a foreign institution, by field: 1988, 1994, and 2001
Figure 21 Institutional addresses and authors per article for S&E articles (whole counts) with participation by a top 200 research university: 1988–2001
 
Changing U.S. Output of Scientific Articles: 1988-2003
Special Report | NSF 07-320 | July 2007