On this page, the data used in the paper An empirical analysis of the use of alphabetical authorship in scientific publishing by Ludo Waltman (paper, preprint) are made available. The data are provided in an Excel file that can be downloaded here. For each combination of a Web of Science subject category and a publication year, a number of statistics on the use of alphabetical authorship are offered. Anyone interested in the phenomenon of alphabetical authorship is invited to use the data for follow-up analyses.
In case of questions or comments, please contact Ludo Waltman.