Scientific Productivity of Polymer Science Research: A Scientometric Study


Affiliations

  • Karnatak University, Department of Library and Information Science, Dharwad, Karnataka, 580 003, India

Abstract

The present study discusses the scientific productivity of polymer science research as reflected in J-Gate for the period from 2000-2009. This study investigates the authorship pattern, geographical distribution of contributors, highly productive authors, highly preferred journals by the scientists, sectoral distribution, Degree of Collaboration (DC) and Collaborative Co-efficient (CC) and growth pattern of polymer science research by calculating relative growth rate and doubling time for publication.

Keywords

Scientometrics, Polymer Science, Scientific Productivity, J-Gate.

Subject Discipline

Library Management

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