Journal Bibliometric Analysis: A Case Study on Quality Assurance in Education

Swain, Dillip K Journal Bibliometric Analysis: A Case Study on Quality Assurance in Education. Indian Streams Research Journal, 2014, vol. 4, n. 4. [Journal article (Unpaginated)]


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The paper examines the pattern of publications of the journal Quality Assurance in Education (QAE) from 2008 to 2012 and reveals various facets of its publications through key bibliometric measures. The study analyses publications of the QAE from the year 2008 to 2012. The author explores Scopus and Google Scholar to assess the impact and influence of individual papers through comparative analysis of citations recorded in the respective indexing databases. The study finds that out of 112 articles published in the QAE from 2008 to 2012, the journal published a little over 22 articles per annum, on an average. QAE authors have used 43.25 references per article on an average and the average pages per article in the journal ranges from the lowest average of 16.73 in 2008 to the highest average of 19.26 in the year 2011. Majority of its authors have used 41 to 50 references and e-citations in the journal are found less in comparison to that of journals and books. 2012 ‘Impact Factor’ of the journal based on Scopus citations is found to be 1.047 while it is 1.976 based on Google Scholar citations.

Item type: Journal article (Unpaginated)
Keywords: Bibliometric study, bibliometric analysis, citation analysis, equal credit method, impact factor, quality assurance in education
Subjects: B. Information use and sociology of information > BB. Bibliometric methods
Depositing user: Dr. Dillip K Swain
Date deposited: 13 May 2014 06:27
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:31


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