Academia is an Iceberg
Authors of the most read papers in biology who are also on LinkedIn
Move the cursor over the bars to see specific information about each author.
 
 
 
LinkedIn connections for each author
 
Mendeley's readers for each author

The bar chart shows a sample of 500 biology writers from the website mendeley.com (June 2011). The lower bars show the number of readers for papers by each author. The upper bars show which of those authors also have a LinkedIn account and the number of connections they have. As the graph shows, relatively few authors also have a LinkedIn account.

Visualization by Giorgio Caviglia, William Gunn and Pino Trogu for the Data in Sight challenge