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Science Mapping and Visualization Tools Used for Bibliometric and Scientometric Studies: A Comparative Study

Ravindra S Bankar, Shalini R Lihitkar

Abstract


In the fastest growing technological world of information and communication technology, scientific research and development, an overwhelming amount of information / data in various formats is generated directly or indirectly. As far as academic and scientific community is concerned, a large number of scholarly articles are being published on daily basis by research scholars and academician across the world. After the introduction of Computer Technology computerized data processing has become common among the researchers, this has been prompted to develop Bibliometric software. Some of them are open source software (Freeware) and others are commercial products. The study comprises to assess the potential value of data analysis of selected open source Bibliometric and Scientometric Packages (Tools).
Keywords: Scientometric, Bibliometrics, Science Mapping and Visualization Tools, Bibexcel, Publish or Perish, Citespace II, CiteNetExplorer, VOSviewer.

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Ravindra S Bankar, Shalini R Lihitkar. Science Mapping and Visualization Tools Used for Bibliometric and Scientometric Studies: A Comparative Study. Journal of Advancements in Library Sciences. 2019; 6(Special Issue 1): 382s–394s.


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