Scientometric Mapping on Webometrics: A Global Perspective

Jalal, Samir Kumar Scientometric Mapping on Webometrics: A Global Perspective. INFOLIB, 2013, vol. 6, n. 1-2, pp. 22-27. [Journal article (Paginated)]

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Tries to focus on the quantitative growth and development of Webometrics Research through the publication output during the period of 1997-2008. Analyses the trend in Webometrics literature by selecting randomly 154 full text research articles published by researchers from around the globe during the period. Shows that the UK dominated in webometric research followed by USA. It also reflected that Prof. Mike Thelwall from University of Wolverhampton, UK achieved the credit of occupying top position in publication. The highly productive institution is University of Wolverhampton, UK. The most preferred journals for communication in webometrics were Scientometrics, JASIST and Journal of Documentation. Result shows that 125 (87.17%) publications with single country affiliation; 29 (18.83%) publications had collaboration with more than one country. In fact, Indian contribution to Webometrics Research is still in an infancy stages.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: Scientometric Mapping, Webometrics
Subjects: B. Information use and sociology of information > BB. Bibliometric methods
Depositing user: kumar jalal
Date deposited: 19 Jun 2014 06:35
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:31


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