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Celebrating 50 Years of Beatlemania: Citation Analysis on the"Fab-Four"

Updated on: Mar 20, 2014 @ 3:53:00 pm

Web of Science citation analysis reveals the significant impact the Beatles had on the global scholarly research landscape.

50 years ago, four young musicians from Liverpool, England appeared on the global stage and took the world by musical storm. To celebrate the Beatles' rise to worldwide fame, analysts at Thomson Reuters conducted a search of the Web of Science, their premier scientific search and discovery platform, to identify hundreds of pertinent papers devoted to the band, their music, and their continuing influence. From that list, 10 were selected to demonstrate the academic attention the Beatles continue to inspire decades after worldwide Beatles Mania first took hold in 1964, the same year the Web of Science originated.

The full article can be found here.

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