publication . Article . Other literature type . 2016

A bibliometric analysis of drinking water research in Africa

Enos W. Wambu; Yuh-Shan Ho;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Nov 2016
  • Publisher: Water Research Commission (WRC)
Abstract
A total of 1 917 publications of drinking water research in Africa from 1991 to 2013 were identified from the data hosted in online version of SCI-Expanded, Thomson Reuters Web of Science, for bibliometric analysis. The analysis included publication output, distribution of keywords, journals and subject areas, and performances of countries, institutions, and authors. Citation trends and highly-cited publications are also reported. We found that the publication output of related documents increased over the entire period of study. The results showed that ‘water’, ‘drinking water’, and ‘oxidative stress’ were the most frequent terms in publication titles, authors’...
Subjects
free text keywords: Africa, bibliometric review, drinking water, publications, research collaborations, water research, Waste Management and Disposal, Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law, Water Science and Technology, Public health, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Environmental science, Citation, Water resources, Hydrology, Quarter (United States coin), Operations research, Social science
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2016

A bibliometric analysis of drinking water research in Africa

Enos W. Wambu; Yuh-Shan Ho;