Elena Koycheva – Online Communication in Science. Web Methodology for a Research into the Publication and Citation activity of Authors and Institutions (following the example of the Library at the Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridsky”)

Abstract: This article briefly defines some terms that are in relation to the scholarly communication and the evaluation of quality of scientific publications inonline space. It emphasizes the importance of the scientific information in the digital age and the role of the academic and research libraries in online communication. The article presents significant web resources to generate publication and citation analysis of authors and institutions, as well as a web method for creating of each according to their informational functions. It also indicates output indicators for assessing the activity of scientists.

Keywords: online scholarly communication, scientific information, digital age, web citation index, web citation analysis, informetrics, webmetrics

Rhetoric and Communications E-journal, Issue 8, April 2013,  http://rhetoric.bg/, ISSN 1314-4464

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