Survey of Collaboration for Digital Libraries among Scientists: a bibliometric approach

Farajpahlou, A. Hossein Survey of Collaboration for Digital Libraries among Scientists: a bibliometric approach., 2006 . In International Workshop on Webometrics, Informetrics and Scientometrics & Seventh COLLNET Meeting, Nancy (France), May 10 - 12, 2006. (Unpublished) [Conference paper]


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Many aspects of digital libraries have been considered and examined so far by many researchers and authors. How much these efforts have been collaborative within the last few years by those who have been actively involved in recording of studies done on theoretical and practical aspects of digital libraries, was the main point of concern for this researcher. To achieve this, the EBSCOs Academic Search FullTEXT Premier database and Science Direct online database were consulted for online electronic articles on digital libraries. The publication period was limited to 5 years, i.e., from January 2000 to January 2005. Some 130 articles in EBSCO database, and 115 articles were returned in Science Direct database. In the course of examination, Collaboration Coefficient equation was used as was introduced by Ajiferuke, et al, [1]. Calculation of the CC values revealed that collaboration in publication of digital library records has been a growing trend in the last five years, though not very much remarkably. 109 subjects were identified in the articles that were discussed in relation to digital libraries. Among these, the highest collaboration rates were identified to be associated with issues such as technicalities, application, experiments, performance, and, information processing and retrieval in digital libraries

Item type: Conference paper
Keywords: digital libraries bibliometrics
Subjects: B. Information use and sociology of information > BB. Bibliometric methods
Depositing user: Heather G Morrison
Date deposited: 19 Apr 2006
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:03


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