Rainwater harvesting (RWH): a quantitative analysis of world

Adithya Kumari, H. and Hydarali, and Mahadevamurthy, M. (2013) Rainwater harvesting (RWH): a quantitative analysis of world. In: 2nd National Conference on Scientometrics and Knowledge Management.

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The paper analyses the publication growth and citation quality of worldwide research in Rainwater harvesting (RWH) during the period 2001–2012. It analyses the type of literature, growth, subject categories, country-wise contribution and also analyses leading institutions and authors contributed to Rainwater harvesting research. The result of the study reveal that the research output in this field has grown exponentially during this period reaching 370 papers. The India is the most publishing country producing 17.84% of the total output. The University of Orange Free State and Seoul National University are the most contributing institutions. The most publishing author is “Van Rensburg Ld”. The total citations are 1766. The results of the this first-ever such study of its kind show that the scientometric analysis has a great potential to gain valuable insights into the evaluation of the research on Rainwater Harvesting (RWH).

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Information, Computer and Applied Sciences > Library and Information Science
Divisions: PG Campuses > Manasagangotri, Mysore > Library and Information Science
Depositing User: Manjula P
Date Deposited: 15 Jun 2013 07:30
Last Modified: 22 Jul 2013 06:18
URI: http://eprints.uni-mysore.ac.in/id/eprint/12678

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