Innovations in Measuring and Evaluating Scientific Information

Innovations in Measuring and Evaluating Scientific Information

J. John Jeyasekar (Tamil Nadu State Forensic Sciences Department, India) and P. Saravanan (Lekshmipuram College of Arts and Science, India)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: March, 2018|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 298
ISBN13: 9781522534570|ISBN10: 1522534571|EISBN13: 9781522534587|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-3457-0


Across a variety of disciplines, data and statistics form the backbone of knowledge. To ensure the reliability and validity of data appropriate measures must be taken in conducting studies and reporting findings.

Innovations in Measuring and Evaluating Scientific Information provides emerging research on the theoretical base of scientific research and information literacy. While highlighting topics, such as bibliographical databases, forensic research, and trend analysis, this book explores visualization tools, software, and techniques for science mapping and scientific literature. This book is an important resource for scientific researchers, policy makers, research funding agencies, and students.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Bibliographical Databases
  • Collaborative Research
  • Educational Resources
  • Forensic Research
  • Multi-Dimensional Scaling
  • Science Mapping
  • Scientific Research
  • Trend Analysis
  • Visualization Software

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

P. Saravanan is presently working as a College Librarian (S.G) at Lekshmipuram College of Arts & Science, Neyyoor-629802, Tamilnadu, India. In addition to Library Science, he also has a Master Degree in Mathematics and Education. Before joining as a Librarian at Lekshmipuram College, he has worked as a Lecturer in Mathematics and Hon. Lecturer in Mathematics at Kerala University Teacher Education Centers. He has qualified UGC-NET examination both in Library Science and Education, he has published a book titled 'Secret of Success in UGC-NET Examination. More than 25 articles in Journals and more than 40 papers in conferences as his scholarly output. Moreover, he has successfully completed two UGC-Minor Research Project in Library Science, and 4 scholars have completed Ph.D in Library Science.