Indian Journal of Science and Technology
Year: 2011, Volume: 4, Issue: 7, Pages: 828-833
R. Karpagam, S. Gopalakrishnan1 and M. Natarajan2*
University Library, Anna University, Chennai-600 025, India
1University Library, MIT Campus, Anna University, Chennai-600 044, India
2Editor & Publisher, Puthiya Parvai, Tamil Arasi Publications, Chennai-600 018, India.
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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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