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GW Authors are Publishing - but Where?

GW Authors are Publishing - but Where?GW faculty members have historically been prolific publishers. But have you ever wondered where GW authors are publishing? According to an affiliation search in Scopus, GW authors have published more than 65,000 documents. GW authors published 3,926 documents during the past five years (2015-2019). PloS One has published the largest number of articles (186 total) by GW affiliated authors during this five year period. This reaffirms the strong commitment GW authors have to publishing in Open Access journals!

The 15 journals with the highest number of GW author publications from Himmelfarb’s core journal collection are shown in graph below, and include the following titles:

1.  American Journal of Emergency Medicine (65)
2.  Pediatrics (65)
3.  PNAS: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (57)
4.  Diabetes Care (52)
5.  AJPH: American Journal of Public Health (48)
6.  Clinical Infectious Diseases (45)
7.  Journal of Pediatrics (42)
8.  Academic Emergency Medicine (41)
9.  Academic Medicine (41)
10.  NEJM: New England Journal of Medicine (41)
11.  JAIDS: Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (34)
12.  JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association (33)
13.  Annals of Emergency Medicine (32)
14.  Neurology (32)
15.  Science (32)

Top 15 Journals 2015-2019

The top 10 most published in journals for GW authors so far in 2020 are shown in the chart below, with American Journal of Emergency Medicine leading the pack with 23 publications.

Top 10 Journals 2020

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, GW authors from the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, the Milken Institute School of Public Health, and the School of Nursing have published more than 70 peer-reviewed articles related to COVID-19. You can browse these publications in Himmelfarb’s COVID-19 Publications by GWU Authors collection in the Health Sciences Research Commons (HSRC), Himmelfarb’s institutional repository.

Are you interested in finding out more about where GW authors are publishing? The HSRC is a great place to browse for publications by GW authors! You can browse for research and scholarship produced by the Milken Institute School of Public Health, the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, the School of Nursing, Himmelfarb Library, a Faculty Bookshelf, and the GW Annual Research Days. You can also browse by discipline, or by author.

Have you published during your time at GW and want to archive your work in the HSRC? We invite you to submit citations for your publications to hsrc@gwu.edu. Archiving your publications in the HSRC will help ensure that your research reaches the widest audience possible by making your work easily shareable and discoverable via Google Scholar and other search engines. Archiving your work in the HSRC also helps Himmelfarb ensure that we have an accurate representation of GW produced health sciences scholarship.


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