A bibliometric analysis on nanotechnology research

Nazim, Mohammad and Ahmad, Moin A bibliometric analysis on nanotechnology research. Annals of Library and Information Studies, 2008, vol. 55, n. 4, pp. 292-299. [Journal article (Paginated)]

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Examines the scientific output in the field of ‘nanotechnology’, with the intention to offer an overview of research trends in that field and characterize its aspects such as growth of literature, authorship pattern, productivity of journals, authors, countries, etc. Sample selected consist of 2675 articles published during 1991-2006 covered by Web of Science (WoS), especially via the Science Citation Index. The study analyses the presentation of publications, frequencies and percentages. Authorship pattern and core journals using Lotka’s Law and Bradford’s Law of scattering respectively. The study reveals that there is a rapid growth of nanotechnology research from the beginning of 21st century.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: nanotechnology research; Bibliometric analysis
Subjects: B. Information use and sociology of information > BB. Bibliometric methods
Depositing user: Dr. Mohammad Nazim
Date deposited: 18 Apr 2012
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:22
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/16855

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