Additional analyses were undertaken to characterize the research profile of the center, including the geographical distribution of publication records and the author organization type. The former was already encoded in the data downloaded from the WoS, based on the country and city of organizations of affiliated authors. The type of organization was created using a thesaurus (in VantagePoint) that classified each organization as academic, government, corporate, other nongovernmental organization (NGO), or hospital. The classifier results required post-classification review and reassignment to ensure that some organizations were appropriately grouped.
Usage count, a measure of viewing and downloading records from the WoS platform, is over three times larger than the citations count in our sample, with an accumulated count of 46,524 instances. Its distribution has a mean of 64, a median of 30, and a maximum value of 1586. Publications with zero usage account for only 1% of the distribution. In terms of usage count, SENIC also exhibits a greater impact when compared to the overall field. The latter has a mean of 37 and a median of 19 by this measure. 2b1af7f3a8