Microbiology Research in India: An Analysis of publications output during 1999-2013

Abstract

Author(s): Mr. S. C. Hosamani , Dr. V. T. Bagalkoti

The study analyses the mapping of Indian microbiology research output on several parameters including its growth and share in the world’s research output, pattern of research communication in core domestic and international journals, geographical distribution of publications, share of international collaborative publications at the national level as well as across subjects and characteristics of high productivity institutions, authors and cited papers. The Web of Science database has been used to retrieve the publications data for 15 years. Concludes that India needs to increase its output and bring about improvement in the quality of its research efforts.

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