Measuring Academic Research
Measuring Academic Research outlines how to undertake a bibliometric study, a topic of vital importance in academic research today. Scientometrics studies assess scientific productivity and can be applied to all disciplines. Many analyses have been applied in relation to bibliometric studies, but few have shown how to actually carry out the analysis. This book provides a guide on how to develop a bibliometric study, from the first step in which the topic study has to be set, to the analysis and interpretation.
- A practical and easy to read guide on how to carry out a bibliometric study
- Gives a wide and up-to-date view about the most common scientometric indexes
- Analyses are illustrated with multiple and practical examples about their application