This page provides a listing of relevant scholarly books, papers, and presentations that explain the history of mapping science as well as major algorithms and techniques applied. A listing of web sites that deal with other forms of data and information visualization is given at the end.
- Historical Perspectives and Recent Advances in Mapping the Science
Kevin Boyack, Chief Technical Officer, SciTech Strategies, Inc.
Albuquerque, New Mexico presented at the University Consortium for Geographic Information Science, Sante Fe, NM, Jun 22-23, 2009.
- Dec 11: Katy Börner presents Science from Above at 3rd Annual iFQ Conference: Foresight-Between Science and Fiction, Bonn. 2008.
- Science & The City Podcasts. 2006. Places & Spaces: Mapping Science--How Maps Can be Used to Chart Progress and Gaps in Scientific Knowledge. The New York Academy of Sciences, May 12. (website accessed 10/8/2009).
Science Map History
- Garfield, E. (1955) Citation indexes for science: A new dimension in documentation through association of ideas. Science, 122 (108-111).
- Garfield, E., Sher, I. H. and Torpie, R. J. (1964) The use of citation data in writing the history of science. Institute for Scientific Information, Philadelphia.
- Small, H. (1973) Co-citation in the scientific literature: A new measure of the relationship between two documents. Journal of the American Society for Information Science, 24 (4), 265-269.
- Börner, Katy. (2010). Atlas of Science: Visualizing What We Know. MIT Press.
- Börner, K., C. Chen, and Boyack, K. W. (2003) Visualizing Knowledge Domains, in Annual Review of Information Science & Technology, B. Cronin, Editor. Information Today, Inc./American Society for Information Science and Technology: Medford, NJ, pp. 179-255.
- Shiffrin, R. M. and Börner, K. (eds.) (2004) Mapping Knowledge Domains. PNAS. Vol. 101 (Suppl. 1). PNAS.
- Boyack, K.W., R. Klavans, and Börner, K. (2005) Mapping the Backbone of Science. Scientometrics, 64 (3), 351-374.
- Klavans, R. and Boyack, K.W. (2006) Identifying a Better Measure of Relatedness for Mapping Science. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 57 (2), 251-263.
- Chen, C. (2002) Mapping Scientific Frontiers. Springer-Verlag, London.
- Barber, P. (ed.) (2005) The Map Book. Walker & Company.
- Clark , John O. E. (2006) 100 Maps: The Science, Art and Politics of Cartography Throughout History. Sterling. 256p.
- Rumsey, D. and Punt, E.M. (eds.). (2004) Cartographica Extraordinaire: The Historical Map Transformed. ESRI Press.
- Bertin, J. (1981) Graphics and Graphic Information-Processing. Walter de Gruyter, Berlin.
- Tufte, E.R. (1983) The Visual Display of Quantitative Information. Graphics Press, Cheshire, CT.
- Tufte, E.R. (1997) Visual Explanations. Images and Quantities, Evidence and Narratives. Graphics Press, Cheshire, CT.
- Tufte, E.R. (1990) Envisioning Information. Graphics Press, Cheshire, CT.
- Edge.org - Serpentine Gallery - Maps for the 21st Century
- Visualization.org - Making sense of complex issues through data and design.
- Power of Data Visualization - An infographic inspiration site.
- Bestiario by Jose Aguirr, Santiago Ortiz, Andrés Ortiz
- AWH by Tyler Lang and Elsa Chaves
- Stamen Design by Eric Rodenbeck
- Strange Maps Blog
- Le Monde Diplomatique
- FlowingData by Nathan Yau
- List of The Most Beautiful Data Visualizations at digg.com
- Mindmaps Directory by 3D-Scape Limited
- David Rumsey Map Collection by Cartography Associates
- Gallery of Data Visualization by Michael Friendly
- Atlas of Cyberspaces by Martin Dodge
- VisualComplexity by Manuel Lima
- Network Image Gallery by Albert-László Barabási
- Ask E.T. by Edward Tufte
- Visual Analytics Digital Library by the Learning Technologies Lab at Georgia Tech
- Inf@Vis! by Juan C. Dürsteler
- Information Aesthetics by Andrew Vande Moere
- DataisNature by Paul Prudence
- Connections - The Nature of Networks exhibit at the New York Hall of Science by Stephen Uzzo
- TimeMap: Time-based Interactive Mapping by Ian Johnson
- Joel Katz Design
- What is a Science Map?
- What is a Macroscope?
- Annual Report 2015
- Annual Report 2014
- Annual Report 2013
- Annual Report 2012
Acknowledgements: This exhibit is supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. IIS-0238261, CHE-0524661, IIS-0534909 and IIS-0715303, the James S. McDonnell Foundation; Thomson Reuters; the Cyberinfrastructure for Network Science Center, University Information Technology Services, and the School of Library and Information Science, all three at Indiana University. Some of the data used to generate the science maps is from the Web of Science by Thomson Reuters and Scopus by Elsevier. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.