Many thanks to Dr. Jean-Olivier Gransard-Desmond, icono-archeologist at ArkéoTopia and associated researcher at the CNRS (Centre nationale de la recherche scientifique) in France for bringing to our attention a paper entitled "Independent Researchers: A Bibliometric Analysis." The paper cites NCIS and describes our mission, and is also a good read. The paper is open access, so do check it out at

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