Scientometric/ bibliometric laws 51 introduction and historical background communication is the exchange of information between individuals by means of a common signal system scientific communication can be defined as the combined processes of presentation, delivery and receipt of. V larivière & al: the declining scientific impact of theses 110 scientometrics 74 (2008) researcher's status as a member of the chosen scientific field [bourdieu, 1975] though the doctorate has existed since the middle ages, it was only at the beginning of the 19th century that the phd degree. Asadi, maryam joolaei, somayeh saqhafi, saman and bazrafshan, azam ( 2013) scientometric analysis of scientific products with co-authorship velayati, k (2008) study of scientific collaboration among iran and neighborhood countries during 1990- 2007 msc dissertation tehran university velden t, haque, a,. Master thesis a scientometric method to analyze scientific journals as exemplified by the area of information science in fulfillment of the requirements for the degree master by research presented to the faculty of information science of the saarland university (germany) by sebastian böll in december 2007. Understanding the impact of scientometrics on the development of academic disciplines is a complex problem of assessment of the 'power of evaluative scientometrics' but also supports this assessment with small case studies 2009 dobusch and schüßler 2013) the main thesis of this theoretical. Dr archambault is a member of the canadian evaluation society and the american evaluation association and a fellow at the centre for innovation studies (thesis, university of calgary, alberta, canada) he is also a lifetime member of the issi (international society for scientometrics & infometrics) and sits on the.
University ranking by academic performance: a scientometrics study for ranking world universities a thesis submitted to the graduate school of informatics of the middle east technical university by oğuzhan alaġehġr in partial fulfillment of. This thesis contributes to the scientometrics literature by providing empirical evidence on a number of aspects in academia focusing on the most prominent scholars it comprises eight individual studies examining topics on recognition, research performance, impact, biases and collaboration patterns in. Background: since tehran university of medical sciences (tums) has the oldest and highest number of research centers among all iranian medical universities, this study was conducted to evaluate scientific output of research centers affiliated to tehran university of medical sciences (tums) using. In the past 30 years various scientometric analyses have provided input data for research policy objectives of research institutions in the netherlands in this article we discuss several pioneering studies performed on behalf of the research councils for physics (fom) and technical sciences (stw), which have played an.
A citation analysis of phd theses submitted to dr babasaheb ambedkar marathwada university library was performed as a way of determining the use of information sources made by the scholars of the university in the present study, 30 phd theses of physics were chosen as a sample from the year. Abstract a questionnaire study of 385 eminent croatian scientists has examined the quantity, patterns and factors of their scientific production in four different scientific fields the findings confirm the thesis that the contextual influences will be even more expressed within this elite group than within the whole research.
Scientometric study of doctoral theses of physical research laboratory nishtha anilkumar [email protected] physical research laboratory ahmedabad, india at lisa vi, iucaa, pune, india. Published by the dst-nrf centre of excellence in scientometrics and sti policy faculty of arts and social sciences mouton, director of the centre of excellence for scientometrics and science, technology and innovation policy ( scistip) he is in the final stages of his thesis titled “public understanding of. The study was carried out on 124 students using cross-sectional survey questionnaire was used to determine why agricultural students at different levels of study use thesis and dissertation as a source of information the study shows that thesis and dissertation is considered and used as a source of.
On bibliometrics, informetrics, and scientometrics in addition, more than 30 % of the articles published in professional library and information science journals published from india and phd thesis submitted to the departments of library and information science of indian universities are devoted to quantitative studies. 2008), and been largely superseded by a modern phd thesis consisting of a collection of multi-authored manuscripts and publications (eg powell authorship on and usage of published papers in current swedish biomedical theses scientometrics 199636(2):255–258 doi: 101007/bf02017318. Paul wouters (1999), in his doctoral thesis, describes how scientometricians, science politicians, science sociologists, or researchers in general see scientometrics because of this new role: “scientometricians feel they are measuring science, either as 'scientists of science' or as sociologists for science.
A new model to identify the productivity of theses in terms of articles using co‑ word analysis journal of scientometric research,2014,3,1,3-14 we evaluate the use of the co‑word analysis technique to establish relationships among 401 doctoral theses and 2,211 articles journal articles published by students in a. P achard “bibliometrics and scientometrics” tuesday, february 24, 2009 6 what is it used for p achard “bibliometrics and scientometrics” lindberg, phd thesis tuesday, february 24, 2009 7 why is it becoming so important 1 availability of large databases 2 increased use of management tools in the.