Title: AUTHORSHIP PATTERN AND COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH ON NEPHROLOGY LITERATURE IN INDIA: A SCIENTOMETRIC PROFILE
Author(s): Chandran Velmurugan and Natarajan Radhakrishnan
This paper tries to explore the scholarly research publications on Nephrology which was published by Indian scientists during 2010-2015. To collect the data Web of Science (WoS) core collection database has been used. A total 2622 scholarly publications with 11993 global citations were found for analysis. This paper focus the various bibliographic forms of Nephrology literature include articles, reviews, article based proceedings papers, correction and editorial materials. This paper deals with in terms of authorship pattern, single versus joint – authored research publications, ranking of core journals, document and geographical wise distribution.
Keywords: Nephrology, Scientometrics, Publication analysis, Research trends, WoS, India.