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Location of academic knowledge

The production and publication of academic knowledge has distinct geographies. Mark Graham, Scott A. Hale and Monica Stephens used the locations of academic journals listed on Thompson Reuters’ Web of Knowledge Journal Citation Reports from 2009  to produce a map that measures the locations and impact factors of journals. The visualisation of this data produces challenging results for Africa and depicts an unequal view of the world’s knowledge publishing.

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