| || Bibliometric study of cancer research in India |
Author :Patra, Swapan Kumar;Bhattacharya, Partha
Source: DESIDOC Bulletin of Information Technology :25(2) ; 2005 ; pp.11-18
Abstract : The paper has done a bibliometric analysis of oncology research in India. The data for the study has been downloaded from national centre for Biotechnology (NCBI) Pub Med. The study analyses literature growth trends. It also examines research activities in different countries worldwide. Bradford law of scattering was employed to identify the core journal, which published Indian cancer research literature. Lotka’s law was employed to study the authors’ productivity pattern. The study also identifies the active institutions in India, which published the cancer literature the most.
Keywords : Cancer research;Bibliometrics;India;Bibliometric analysis ;Oncology research