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World J Clin Cases. Oct 16, 2022; 10(29): 10391-10398
Published online Oct 16, 2022. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v10.i29.10391
Baishideng’s Reference Citation Analysis database announces the first Article Influence Index of multidisciplinary scholars
Jin-Lei Wang, Yu-Jie Ma, Li Ma, Na Ma, Diao-Mei Guo, Lian-Sheng Ma
Jin-Lei Wang, Yu-Jie Ma, Li Ma, Na Ma, Diao-Mei Guo, Lian-Sheng Ma, Baishideng Publishing Group Inc, Pleasanton, CA 94566, United States
Author contributions: Wang JL analyzed the data and drafted the manuscript; Ma YJ participated in the data collection; Ma LS revised the manuscript for important intellectual content; and all authors participated in manuscript revision.
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Corresponding author: Lian-Sheng Ma, Doctor, Founder and CEO, Baishideng Publishing Group Inc, 7041 Koll Center Parkway, Suite 160, Pleasanton, CA 94566, United States.
Received: August 18, 2022
Peer-review started: August 18, 2022
First decision: August 29, 2022
Revised: September 6, 2022
Accepted: September 21, 2022
Article in press: September 21, 2022
Published online: October 16, 2022
Core Tip

Core Tip: The Reference Citation Analysis (RCA) database of Baishideng Publishing Group officially released the 2022 Article Influence Index (2022 AII) of 632 scholars from 74 countries/territories in 98 research categories, for the first time. This article summarizes the RCA scholars and describes the mission of RCA, the openness and transparency of RCA evaluation, the calculation method for the 2022 AII, and the evaluation process of RCA scholars. The RCA scholar list will effectively serve as a useful Find-a-Scholar tool. Any interested scholar is welcome to register and join this RCA scholar list.