A Scientometric Study on Neuroanatomy Literature
Keywords:Scientometrics, Neuroanatomy, Relative Growth Rate (RGR), Doubling time (Dt), Degree of Collaboration (DC), Co-Authorship Index (CAI), Collaborative Co-efficient (CC)
The contributions of literature in the field of Neuroanatomy in MEDLINE database which covered in PubMed is discussed in this paper. The literature covered in the database all through the years i.e. 1980-2019 was taken into consideration for this study. MEDLINE concealed the maximum of 9350 records in the field of Neuroanatomy. The United States is the prime publisher in the field of Neuroanatomy literature as per this study. 96.33% of records covered in English language in this analysis. There is a fluctuation trend in the study of Relative Growth Rate (RGR) and also in Doubling time (Dt) when calculated by year-wise. A complete of 85.71% of papers is written by way of multi-authors. The ratio represents the single and multi-authors’ papers is 1:7 in the area of Neuroanatomy literature. It was determined that meager percent i.e. 0.46% of records represent nameless authorship. The year-wise Degree of Collaboration shows the ratio in-between 0.38 to 0.94 in the field of Neuroanatomy literature. The Co-Authorship Index (CAI) for greater than two authors’ papers was lower in the first, second, and third blocks and enriched in the fourth block in this study. The average Collaborative Co-efficient (CC) has been arrived at 0.55 which indicates huge wide variety of contributions became by multiple authors papers in the subject of Neuroanatomy literature. The total study exposed that the multi-authors’ papers are lead in the Neuroanatomy research. It additionally indicates that the collaboration in Neuroanatomy research is in a growing trend in current years.
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