Interactive overlays: A new method for generating global journal maps from Web-of-Science data

@article{Leydesdorff2012InteractiveOA,
  title={Interactive overlays: A new method for generating global journal maps from Web-of-Science data},
  author={Loet Leydesdorff and Ismael Rafols},
  journal={J. Informetrics},
  year={2012},
  volume={6},
  pages={318-332}
}

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