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Measuring Academic Research

How to Undertake a Bibliometric Study

Measuring Academic Research outlines how to undertake a bibliometric study, a topic of vital importance in academic research today. Scientometrics studies assess scientific productivity and can be applied to all disciplines. Many analyses have been applied in relation to bibliometric studies, but few have shown how to actually carry out the analysis. This book provides a guide on how to develop a bibliometric study, from the first step in which the topic study has to be set, to the analysis and interpretation.

Researchers who need information about the bibliometric indicators of their area of study; Whoever is interested in carrying out a bibliometric study in their specific area

Paperback, 186 Pages

Published: November 2009

Imprint: Chandos Publishing

ISBN: 978-1-84334-528-2


  • Descriptive analyses; Author production; Journal productivity; Scientific collaborations; Author citation analysis; Journal citation analysis; Important considerations; Final considerations.


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