Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:


File Description SizeFormat 
MappingPediatricLit.pdf1.61 MBAdobe PDFView/Open

Item Summary

Title: Mapping the Pediatric Literature: Co-citations and Subject Term Bibliometrics
Authors: Young, Jonathan
LC Subject Headings: Pediatric literature.
Issue Date: 2010
Description: Mapping the Pediatric Literature: Co-citations and Subject Term Bibliometrics

Jonathan Young; University of Hawaii at Manoa, CIS Program; LIS678 Personalized Information Delivery; Professor Luz Quiroga.

Introduction – Motivation: How do you know that you have good coverage in a field? What are the topics of most importance? For medicine: secondary sources are becoming highly important; how do we evaluate them?

Core Pediatric Journals; Pediatric Cited References By Year; Methods; Co-occurrence analysis; MeSH Mapping; Comparison to expert; Co-citation Mapping.

Conclusions: Bibliometric methods can provide an overview of a field of literature; Care must be taken using these techniques: comprehensive searches are necessary; MeSH and co-citations are complementary, with different strengths.
Appears in Collections:The SLA and ASIST Poster Mini-Conference

Items in ScholarSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.