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Wilson López-López

Gonzalo Salas

Maribel Vega-Arce

Claudia A. Cornejo-Araya

Miguel Barboza-Palomino

Yun-Shan Ho



La pandemia COVID-19 causada por el virus SARS-CoV-2 ha enfermado a más de seis millones de personas en todo el mundo. Este contexto ha propiciado una abundancia de publicaciones rápidamente desde el inicio del brote. En pocos meses han aparecido miles de documentos de carácter científico. El presente artículo tiene por objeto realizar un análisis bibliométrico de las publicaciones sobre COVID-19 en cinco revistas científicas de alto impacto indexados al Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED) de Web of Science Core Collection, entre los cuales se encuentran The Lancet, New England Journal of Medicine, Science, Nature y JAMA-Journal of the American Medical Association. Se encontraron 169 documentos asociados a los criterios de búsqueda. Los hallazgos indican que China, Estados Unidos y Reino Unido son los países más representados en estas publicaciones, The Lancet es la revista que presenta la mayor cantidad de contribuciones con un 66% de documentos y la University of Hong Kong lidera el ranking de instituciones. Futuros estudios bibliométricos y cienciométricos sobre COVID-19 deben brindar información actualizada que permita analizar otros indicadores relevantes para este campo.


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López-López, W., Salas, G., Vega-Arce, M., Cornejo-Araya, C. A., Barboza-Palomino, M., & Ho, Y.-S. (2020). Publicaciones sobre COVID-19 en revistas científicas con alto factor de impacto: Un análisis bibliométrico. Universitas Psychologica, 19, 1–12.
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