Bibliometrics

Bibliometrics

Bibliometrics means research on scientific communication and is a type of publication measurement (biblos: book and metron: measure). The basis of nearly all bibliometric research are publications, authors or sources and references – separately or combined. Bibliometrics can for example be used to analyse research.

Fields of Application

  • Basis for evaluation of research, with the help of citation and article counting.
  • Describing the social structure of research and contents specialization.
  • Analysing information use and demand.
  • Visualization of information quantities.

Contact

Researchers at Blekinge Institute of Technology are welcome to contact us if you have questions regarding bibliometrics. We can also offer assistance for producing bibliometric data, or make more advanced analyses by request.

Peter Linde
0455 – 385103

Bibliometric tools

Google Scholar

Google Scholar is a freely available search engine where you can see how many and who have cited a certain article.
Google Scholar

ISI Web of Science

The basis for the majority of today’s bibliometric analyses. Indexes about 8500 peer reviewed scientific journals.
ISI Web of Science
Master Journal List – list of journals covered by WoS

JCR – Journal Citation Reports

The basis for the majority of today’s bibliometric analyses. Indexes about 8500 peer reviewed scientific journals.
JCR – Journal Citation Reports

Scopus

Scopus is a citation database which covers most subject fields. It contains citations from 1996 onwards.
Scopus

Harzing´s Publish or Perish

A software which downloads raw citations from Google Scholar where you can make further analyses.
Harzing´s Publish or Perish

BibExcel

A tool for bibliometrics, which was developed by Olle Persson. Here you can download bibliographic data and make bibliometric analyses based on that data.
BibExcel