Japanese Encephalitis: A Scientometric Analysis of Publications, 2003-12

Ritu, Gupta and Gupta, B.M. Japanese Encephalitis: A Scientometric Analysis of Publications, 2003-12. Informatics Studies, 2016, vol. 3, n. 1, pp. 49-61. [Journal article (Paginated)]

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The paper presents a analysis of 2496 papers on Japanese encephalitis as indexed in Scopus database during 2003-12, witnessing an annual average growth rate of 7.41% and citation impact per paper of 5.26. The Japanese encephalitis publication output came from 79 countries, of which the top 10 (United States, India, China, Japan, etc) accounted for 88.90% global publication share during 2003-12. Japanese Encephalitis output came from 419 organizations and several authors, of which the top 20 contributed 28.61% and 21.67% share respectively during 2003-12. The largest publication share (65.06%) of output on Japanese Encephalitis came from medicine, followed by immunology & microbiology (40.71%), biochemistry, genetics & molecular biology (18.55%), pharmacology, toxicology & pharmaceutics (9.33%), veterinary science (9.13%), neurosciences (6.69%), agricultural & biological sciences (5.05%) and environment science (1.40%) during 2003-12. Six countries, namely UK (2.01), USA (1.91), France (1.27), Thailand (1.19), Australia (1.15) and South Korea (1.04) have achieved relative citation rate above 1.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: Japanese Encephalitis, Medical databases, medical journals, citation patterns, research collaboration
Subjects: B. Information use and sociology of information
B. Information use and sociology of information > BA. Use and impact of information.
B. Information use and sociology of information > BH. Information needs and information requirements analysis.
C. Users, literacy and reading. > CB. User studies.
Depositing user: Sanjith Krishnakumar
Date deposited: 30 Mar 2016 06:12
Last modified: 30 Mar 2016 06:12
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/29150


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