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ERIC Number: EJ1096363
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISSN: ISSN-0167-8329
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Bibliometrics Course Offerings by Library and Information Science Programs in China
Xiao, Ming; Zhao, Dangzhi; Yin, Yali; Yu, Jia
Education for Information, v32 n2 p195-209 2016
In this article, we report results from a survey of bibliometrics courses offered by LIS programs in mainland China. We found that more than 27% of Chinese LIS programs offer bibliometrics courses. The majority of these programs teach bibliometrics as 2- or 3-credit, required courses to both undergraduate and graduate students, indicating the great importance given to bibliometrics education. These courses cover both theoretical knowledge of bibliometrics and practical applications of bibliometric theories and methods. They are taught mostly by associate and full professors who are active researchers in bibliometrics, indicating a healthy situation of mutual benefit of teaching and research.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: China
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