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Table 1. 
Overview of selected bibliometric indicators
DomainIndicatorRemarks
Publication output P: Number of publications (full count) The number of publications of an institution 
Collaboration P(collab): Number of collaborative publications The number of an institution’s publications that have been coauthored with one or more other institutions 
PP(collab): Proportion of collaborative publications The proportion of an institution’s publications that have been coauthored with one or more other institutions 
P(int collab): Number of international collaborative publications The number of an institution’s publications that have been coauthored by two or more countries 
PP(int collab): Proportion of international collaborative publications The proportion of an institution’s publications that have been coauthored by two or more countries 
Citation impact TCS: Total citation score The total number of citations of the publications of an institution 
MCS: Mean citation score The average number of citations of the publications of an institution 
TNCS: Total normalized citation score The total number of citations of the publications of an institution, normalized for field (WoS: Subject Category; Scopus: ASJC) and publication year 
MNCS: Mean normalized citation score The average number of citations of the publications of an institution, normalized for field (WoS: Subject Category; Scopus: ASJC) and publication year 
P(top 10%): Number of highly cited publications The number of an institution’s publications that, compared with other publications in the same field and the same year, belong to the top 10% most frequently cited 
PP(top 10%): Share of highly cited publications The proportion of an institution’s publications that, compared with other publications in the same field and the same year, belong to the top 10% most frequently cited 
DomainIndicatorRemarks
Publication output P: Number of publications (full count) The number of publications of an institution 
Collaboration P(collab): Number of collaborative publications The number of an institution’s publications that have been coauthored with one or more other institutions 
PP(collab): Proportion of collaborative publications The proportion of an institution’s publications that have been coauthored with one or more other institutions 
P(int collab): Number of international collaborative publications The number of an institution’s publications that have been coauthored by two or more countries 
PP(int collab): Proportion of international collaborative publications The proportion of an institution’s publications that have been coauthored by two or more countries 
Citation impact TCS: Total citation score The total number of citations of the publications of an institution 
MCS: Mean citation score The average number of citations of the publications of an institution 
TNCS: Total normalized citation score The total number of citations of the publications of an institution, normalized for field (WoS: Subject Category; Scopus: ASJC) and publication year 
MNCS: Mean normalized citation score The average number of citations of the publications of an institution, normalized for field (WoS: Subject Category; Scopus: ASJC) and publication year 
P(top 10%): Number of highly cited publications The number of an institution’s publications that, compared with other publications in the same field and the same year, belong to the top 10% most frequently cited 
PP(top 10%): Share of highly cited publications The proportion of an institution’s publications that, compared with other publications in the same field and the same year, belong to the top 10% most frequently cited 
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