Abstract introduction: while bibliometrics is frequently used as a tool for research assessment and is thought of as objective, quantitative and unobtrusive, the usability of bibliometric indicators has seldom been properly assessed and their value therefore been questioned the aim of this thesis is to explore and develop the. A considerable body of literature exists which uses citation analysis methods as the basis of collection management decisions involving monographs and serials research using citations from graduate theses tends to focus on collection management or evaluation issues and almost exclusively uses graduate citations to. Academic dissertation to be presented, with the permission of my first touch with the topic of my phd thesis scholarly publishing patterns in finland - a comparison of disciplinary groups the thesis contributes to bibliometric research by 1) providing a comparative analysis of disciplinary groups. Dissertation citation analysis has frequently been proposed as an in-house means to identify journals most important for the research collection recently, a examples of items included in the category of “other” were eric documents, dissertations and theses, conference proceedings and presentations, and personal. Bibliometrics and social network analysis of doctoral research: research trends in distance learning jason skinner follow this and additional works at: http://digitalrepositoryunmedu/oils_etds this dissertation is brought to you for free and open access by the electronic theses and dissertations at.
To achieve the project primary aim, the proquest dissertation abstracts international database was selected after consultation with the academic librarian, since it houses virtually all dissertations and theses from the us the use of the proquest database offers a novel perspective to date there are no. The present study analyses the preferences and usage of different types of information resources used by the research scholars to write phd theses in the discipline of library and information science the citations examined different type of literatures cited such as journal articles, books, databases, theses and reference. It has been accepted for inclusion in university of kentucky master's theses by an authorized administrator of uknowledge for more information, please contact [email protected] recommended citation shapiro, robert m ii, health literacy: a bibliometric and citation analysis (2010) university. A bibliometric analysis of theses nazan özenç uçak and umut al department of information management, hacettepe university, ankara, turkey abstract the purpose of this paper is to express the differences and similarities of inter- disciplinary scholarly communications through the citation analysis of theses for this.
Library resources & technical services, 40 (october 1996), pp 335-342 18 katherine w mccain, james e bobickpatterns of journal use in a departmental library: a citation analysis journal of the american society for information science, 32 (1981), pp 257-267 19 zipp, “thesis and dissertation citations,” p 341. 32 a bibliometric study of postgraduate theses in library and information science: with special reference to university of kelaniya and university of colombo, sri lanka angammana, ams1 and jayatissa, la2 abstract bibliometric analysis is used by an increasing number of researchers in the field of library and.
This dissertation is brought to you for free and open access by the theses and dissertations at research showcase @ cmu it has been bibliometric analysis 28 24 method 29 241 network definition 31 242 identifying the collaboration groups 32 243 research group delimitation 34 244 knowledge. In this exploratory, descriptive and bibliometric study, dissertations from the catholic university of portugal and the institute of biomedical sciences of the university of porto were collected, as were doctoral theses from both these institutions and the university of lisbon, totalling 41 theses and 273 dissertations the results. On this page you will find all the slu library's document templates there are different templates for different types of publications you will also find information and help on how to install and use the templates download document templates doctoral theses the templates can be used with word 2013 for.