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HistCite is software produced by Thomson Reuters that visualizes the results of literature searches in Web of Science. According to the Thomson Reuters website, "HistCite is a software implementation of algorithmic historiography, and has been developed by Dr Eugene Garfield, founder of the Institute for Scientific Information and the inventor of the Science Citation Index®."
HistCite has the following analysis features:
- Complete author/journal list with papers published and citation ranks.
- Complete list of countries/institutions/departments within institutions of origin of papers published and citation ranks.
- Compiled list of title words.
- Compiled list of all cited references.
- Analysis by year/language of publication.
- Analysis by document type (research article, review, letter, etc.).
Other capabilities of HistCite include:
- Search, filter, tag, and export records.
- Create historiographs (graphical representations of the historical development of a research field) of selected articles within your collection.
- Edit multiple records simultaneously to unify spelling variations in authors, addresses, or cited records.
- Add records manually into your collection.
- Automatically search and download records from the Web of Science to add to the collection.
- Excel-compatible comma-separated value files from all analytical tables.
- Graphics from Graph Maker.
- Subsets of network data compatible with network analysis programs such as Pajek or NetDraw.
- Complete or selected HTML presentations of analysis.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "HISTCITE." Thomson Reuters website, http://thomsonreuters.com/products_services/science/science_products/a-z/histcite/. Accessed September 14, 2011.