Citation analysis of journal of natural rubber research, 1988-1997

Kaur, K. (2000) Citation analysis of journal of natural rubber research, 1988-1997. Malaysian Journal of Library & Information Science, 5 (2). pp. 45-56.

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Abstract

An analysis was carried out on 4181 citations appended to the References Section of 250 research articles and 8 short communications in Journal of Natural Rubber Research. It was found that journals/serial publications were the most cited source of information among rubber scientists (72.4). The study also revealed the trend towards collaborative research among rubber scientists as two or more authors authored 61.56 of rubber literature. Rubber scientists are also quite up-to-date in their search for knowledge, as references cited were fairly recent with 55.97 covering the period of 1978-1997. The study also found that Rubber Chemistry and Technology toped the list (6.60) as the most cited serial publication in the field of rubber research.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Citation analysis, Journal of Natural Rubber Research, Natural rubber, Bibliometrics, Malaysia
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Computer Science & Information Technology > Dept of Library & Information Science Unit
Depositing User: Ms Maisarah Mohd Muksin
Date Deposited: 10 Jul 2013 00:57
Last Modified: 10 Jul 2013 00:57
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/7002

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