University Ranking and Research Output: Role of Librarian

Pakkan, Sheeba and Rao, Mahabaleshwara (2016) University Ranking and Research Output: Role of Librarian. In: 2nd National Conference on Management of Modern Libraries (NACML) – 2016, 19-20 Feb 2016, Manipal University, Manipal. (Submitted)

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Abstract

The mission of a university or an academic institution is to extend the chain of knowledge from the infinite past into the infinite future. In this fast growing world, it becomes necessary to quantify each individual’s contribution to the chain of knowledge. To learn the research progress, to improve the quality of research, to know the new trends in all fields, to know the leading journals in any field, to learn about the most cited journal, article and there by the authors, and most importantly to improve the universities ranking among the competitors, a reference librarian need to conduct a study on the Bibliometric, Scientometric and Webometric aspects of a university research outcome. An attempt has been made in this paper to describe the different ways, in which, a reference librarian can help to its institution’s progress and to its faculty members and researchers in achieving the goal.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Reference Service; Citation; h-index; Impact factor
Subjects: Departments at MU > Library and Information Science
MU Libraries > Health Sciences Library - Manipal
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 18 Mar 2017 04:11
Last Modified: 18 Mar 2017 04:11
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/148505

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