Assessment of the Information Resources of the Bureau of Science and Technology Information through the Citation Analysis Methods to the Academic Works by the Staff under the Department of Science Service

  • Joy Phewsa-ard
Keywords: Information resource assessment, Citation analysis, Department of Science Services

Abstract

This research aims to firstly analyze the description of academic works in the type, form, language and content of academic works; and secondly to analyze citations in academic works by the staff under the authority of the Department of Science Service in the type, form, language content and period of the cited information resources; as well as lastly assess the information resources by comparing the titles of the cited information resources to the information resources reported by the Bureau of Science and Technology Information. The research population consisted of 278 titles and there were a total of 1,636 citations in the academic works of the staff under the authority of the Department of Science Service from 2015 to 2019. The research tool was a work sheet and the statistics used for data analysis were frequency and percentage. The results of research found that the majority of the academic work by the staff under the authority of the Department of Science Service were Thai academic articles in the printed format with a chemical content. The mostly cited type of information resources included English journals in the printed format with a chemical content. The mostly cited period of the information resources was also not over five years. It was found that the cited information resources were a total of 255 citations (15.59%) in the databases of the Bureau of Science and Technology Information in terms of the comparison of the titles of the cited information resources to information resources appeared in the databases of the Bureau of Science and Technology Information. Moreover, it was found that the type of matched information resources with the three mostly cited information resources are 145 titles of journal (8.86%); 60 titles of book (3.67%); and 22 titles of patents and standards (1.35%), respectively.

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Published
2020-06-28
Section
Research Articles