VOSviewer version 1.6.10 was released on January 10, 2019. The most important new features are:
More information about the new features introduced in VOSviewer version 1.6.10 is available in this blog post.
December 19, 2018. Many users of VOSviewer have reported problems in working with CSV files exported from Scopus. These problems are caused by a bug in the export functionality of Scopus. The Scopus team is working on fixing this bug. As a temporary workaround, we recommend to leave out funding details when exporting CSV files from Scopus.
VOSviewer version 1.6.9 was released on August 29, 2018. This version offers support for data exported from Dimensions. Data from Dimensions can be used to create co-authorship, citation, and bibliographic coupling maps. More information is available here.
VOSviewer version 1.6.8 was released on April 27, 2018. This version offers a number of smaller improvements. In particular, the algorithms for creating citation-based maps have been improved and support for creating maps of organizations has been extended.
Click the button below to launch VOSviewer directly from this web page. This requires a system with Java support.
On April 4 and 5, 2019, CWTS will organize the next edition of its VOSviewer course. Participants will learn about all ins and outs of VOSviewer. The course is taught by the VOSviewer developers and includes a lot of hands-on practice with the software.
The recently published AIDA booklet presents a number of interesting case studies in which VOSviewer is used.
CitNetExplorer is a software tool for visualizing and analyzing citation networks of scientific publications. Citation networks can be explored interactively, for instance by drilling down into a network and by identifying clusters of closely related publications.