Progress of the journal «Revista Española de Documentación Científica» through its references

Wulff-Barreiro, Enrique Progress of the journal «Revista Española de Documentación Científica» through its references. Documentación de las Ciencias de la Información. ISSN 0210-4210, 1997, n. 20, pp. 139-148. [Journal article (Paginated)]

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English abstract

To get accurate estimates of the academic quality of the journals it is necessary a clear approach on the basis of a well recognized method. The dimensionality of the data from the Spanish journal «Revista Española de Documentación Científica» has been made using its bibliographic references printed at the end of the research articles. The information space defines an internal communication model able to experiment with the history of the journal. The second step of this approach would be to design the representation of the space occupied by the research articles of the journal inside different international databases. The study has tried to create a grid of points of absence/presence that give an idea of how the density of the contents are close to each database. Finally, according to the frequency of coauthorship, an estimate reflecting the existence of invisible colleges has been produced.

Spanish abstract

Para conseguir estimar la calidad científica de las revista es necesario un enfoque claro sobre la base de un método bien reconocido. Para dimensionar los datos procedentes de la revista española «Revista Española de Documentación Científica» se han utilizado sus referencias bibliográficas. El espacio informativo resultante define un modelo de comunicaemon interna idóneo para examinar experimentalmente la historia de la revista. El segundo aspecto que aquí se aborda precisa la representación del espacio que ocupan los artículos de la revista en diferentes bases de datos internacionales. Intentó el estudio dar cuenta de la ausencia/presencia de los contenidos de la revista en cada base de datos. Por último, de acuerdo a las frecuencias de coautoría, se refiexionó acerca de los colegios invisibles en Rev.Esp.Doc.Cient.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: Scientific journals, Evaluation, Bibliometrics, Science studies, Documentation, Spain
Subjects: B. Information use and sociology of information
B. Information use and sociology of information > BB. Bibliometric methods
H. Information sources, supports, channels. > HA. Periodicals, Newspapers.
Depositing user: Enrique Wulff Barreiro
Date deposited: 26 May 2013 21:05
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:25


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