This script removes acronyms from an active list in VantagePoint by converting them into their full word form (if their full word form exists in the same list as the acronym). To use: activate a list of interest and run this script. After the script finishes a new list is created containing the same name as the list the script was run on followed by the string: “Minus Acronyms”.
Download Login to view. and save in your “Program Files>VantagePoint>Scripts” folder (or “Program Files> VantagePoint>Macros” folder in older versions)
When the Web of Science (WOS) transitioned from version 4 to version 5 the Subject Category (SC) field was renamed to Web of Science Category (WC), and a new Subject Category field, containing meta-disciplines, was introduced. This change presents potential problems when working with both WOS version 4 and 5 data. Continue reading ID_WOSv5_text_files
This macro calculates a Multidisciplinarity Index (MDI)* score and Gini coefficient for every list item in a VantagePoint (VP) field of interest. Continue reading Multidisciplinarity Index (MDI) Calculator
This macro creates a thesaurus for a given combination of List Items and Group Names. Continue reading Create Thesaurus Macro
This geo-mapping program enables viewing VantagePoint records in Google Earth, Google Maps and ArcGIS. The user has the option of mapping any number of records from Affiliation (City and Country) or Affiliation (Name Only) fields derived from the Web of Science (WOS). For other data sources, the user may need to adjust field structure (see Using Patent Data below). Continue reading GeoMacro 8.0
Matrix_to_Columns produces output equivalent to “List Cells in Matrix” for a given matrix in VantagePoint (VP), only more quickly and in Excel format. Continue reading Matrix_to_Columns Macro
This macro allows users to identify the number of instances of Cited Subject Categories (CSCs) per ISI in a given dataset, which is useful for Integration scoring. Continue reading Check_CSC_Count