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Danesh F, Abdulmajid A H, Afshar M, Mousavifar S, Farhadi F. Correlation between Scientific Output and Collaboration among LIS Scholars around the World [as Reflected in Emerald Database]. .... 2009; 25 (1) :5-22
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Sample of The present investigation was drawn from the total number of LIS articles published in Emereald Database during 2003-2008 period. 8320 articles was produced by 10760 researchers. The most prolific writers, countries having the highest number of articles, the most prolific research centers, and the busiest journals based on article count alone, were identified. Mean coefficient of collaboration among LIS scholars was 0.08. No significant correlation was found between scientific output and degree of collaboration. Findings indicated that in spite of the importance of joint research that would eventually lead to an increase in quality, coefficient of collaboration among LIS scholars is very low.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Library and Information Science
Received: 2010/01/17

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