Dataset on Bibliometric Mapping of Knowledge Hubs in Russia

Published: 15 March 2020| Version 2 | DOI: 10.17632/s4pccc9bbv.2
Andrey Mikhaylov,


This supplementary material is related to the article "Knowledge hubs of Russia: bibliometric mapping of research activity" published in a Journal of Scientometric Research ( We share the dataset and high-resolution figures that showcase research patterns for excellence centers located around millionaire cities in 50 and 100 km zones. Figure 1 shows the agglomeration effect on the integration of cities in research collaboration. Figure 3 presents the agglomeration effect on the global competitiveness of cities. Figure 5 demonstrates the agglomeration effect on specialization and publication activity by cities. The numbering follows the one given in the original article. The dataset reveals numbers behind Figures2&4: distribution of cities by indicators under study.


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Numerous bibliometric indicators based on publications and citation data on a city level are retrieved from the Scopus database for a publication period of 2013-17. In particular, the study evaluates overall publication output distributed by cities, research productivity as measured per 1000 people, publications in top-10% percentiles by CiteScore, the share of papers resulted from national and international collaboration, citations analyzed per paper and as field-weighted citation index (FWCI).


Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University


Economic Geography, Data Mapping, Spatial Database, Agglomeration, Bibliometrics, Knowledge Diffusion