Small-world in Author community of biotechnology: A study

Tejashwini, B. and Kumbar, Mallinath (2018) Small-world in Author community of biotechnology: A study. International Journal of Library and Information Studies, 8 (2). pp. 132-141. ISSN 2231-4911

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The present research emphasizes the small world phenomenon in author community of Biotechnology. The author-community data for the study has been extracted from Web of Knowledge for tenure of 2003-2012 i.e. ten years. The data was then analyzed using scientometirc and social network analysis criteria’s.The results show 94.52% of articles were written by Collaborative authors and 5.47% articles were written by solo authors. Puhler, A stands first in the list of prolific authors of Biotechnology with highest number of articles 62(0.34%) and SNA results also shows that Puhler is highly collaborative. The Characteristic path length of Biotechnology author community is 2.49which supports small world phenomenon

Item Type: Article
Subjects: K Library and Information Science > Library and Information Science
Divisions: Department of > Library and Information Science
Depositing User: Manjula P Library Assistant
Date Deposited: 18 Oct 2019 10:22
Last Modified: 18 Oct 2019 10:22

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