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Title: Contribution of academics towards university rankings: South Eastern University of Sri Lanka
Authors: Mashroofa, Mohamed Majeed
Rajan, Balasubramani
Keywords: Ranking of Universities
Research productivity
publication pattern
bibliometric study
webometric ranking (W.R)
Issue Date: 6-Jul-2013
Publisher: South Eastern University of Sri lanka
Citation: Proceedings of the Third International Symposium 2013, pp. 25-32.
Abstract: The aim of this study is to analyze the publication habits of academics of South Eastern University of Sri Lanka and to quantify the research output and make the academics aware their specific responsibility in bringing the respective university to world class level through research output. Bibliometric study of publications of academics was carried out by short survey and comparison is done with the webometric analysis based on Google Scholar, Web of knowledge of Thomson Reuters and SCOPUS Database. The finding is though the academics of South Eastern University of Sri Lanka has published their research findings in the form of books, peer reviewed, refereed journals and conference proceedings, very few of them are indexed in ISI and included in the Web of Science and SCOPUS database. This study recommends the academics to publish their research findings at ISI indexed journals with high impact factor and deposit their publications at Institutional repository in order to uplift the position of the university in the league table
ISSN: 9789556270426
Appears in Collections:3rd International Symposium - 2013

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