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Publication . Article . 2021

The swift knowledge development path of COVID-19 research: the first 150 days

Mei Hsiu-Ching Ho; John S. Liu;
Open Access
Published: 01 Feb 2021 Journal: Scientometrics (issn: 0138-9130, eissn: 1588-2861, Copyright policy )
Publisher: Springer Science and Business Media LLC

Scholars all over the world have produced a large body of COVID-19 literature in an exceptionally short period after the outbreak of this rapidly-spreading virus. An analysis of the literature accumulated in the first 150 days hints that the rapid knowledge accumulation in its early-stage development was expedited through a wide variety of journal platforms, a sense and pressure of national urgency, and inspiration from journal editorials.

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Medical Subject Headings: humanities education

Microsoft Academic Graph classification: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) Knowledge development 2019-20 coronavirus outbreak History Swift computer.programming_language computer Media studies Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)


Library and Information Sciences, Computer Science Applications, General Social Sciences, Article, Knowledge network, Covid-19, Main path analysis, Literature analysis

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