• P-ISSN 0974-6846 E-ISSN 0974-5645

Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2011, Volume: 4, Issue: 7, Pages: 828-833

Original Article

Scientific measures and tools for research literature output


The scientometrics research uses various online database, indices and tools in order to establish relationships between authors or their work. This paper describes the scope and limitations of scientometrics - online database, scientometrics indices to perform qualitative/quantitative evaluations and scientometrics tools used to assess the quality of research. The data retrieved from Web of Science on the topic Nanoscience and Nanotechnology during the 2006-2010 i.e. 5 years of records of Indian contributions were analyzed by using various indices.
Keywords: Scientometrics, h-index, g-index, p-index, bibliometrics


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