Scientiometric approach to the scientific production of CorSalud journal: Period 2009-2017

Scientiometric approach to the scientific production of CorSalud journal: Period 2009-2017

Introduction: Bibliometrics is a broad field of study that allows analyzing relationships, productivity and characteristics of different disciplines by reviewing the provided scientific production.Objectives: To evaluate the scientific production of CorSalud journal during the period 2009-2017.Metho...

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Translated title: Acercamiento cienciométrico a la producción científica de la revista CorSalud: Período 2009-2017
Journal Title: CorSalud
First author: Adrian Naranjo
Other Authors: Gabino Arman
Language: English
Spanish
Get full text: http://www.revcorsalud.sld.cu/index.php/cors/article/view/357
Resource type: Journal Article
Source: CorSalud; Vol 10, No 3 (Year 2018).
Publisher: Cardiocentro 'Ernesto Che Guevara'
Usage rights: Reconocimiento (by)
Categories: Health Sciences --> Cardiac --AMP-- Cardiovascular Systems
Abstract: Introduction: Bibliometrics is a broad field of study that allows analyzing relationships, productivity and characteristics of different disciplines by reviewing the provided scientific production.Objectives: To evaluate the scientific production of CorSalud journal during the period 2009-2017.Method: Descriptive and retrospective bibliometric study on the scientific production of CorSalud journal since its release in 2009 to 2017. The sample consisted of a total of 422 articles. The variables included several output indicators, visibility and impact, collaboration and relational ones.Results: The journal has received a total of 198 citations with an h-index of 6; granting 361 citations, of which 178 (49.3%) are self-citations. Original articles account for 29.4% of all published articles. A total of 67 (30.9%) authors present productivity indices compatible with average producers. Articles present indexing percentages of 61.8% in Imbiomed and 57.8% in Dialnet and EBSCO databases. The greatest growth was recorded in 2012 with 138%. The peak collaboration rate is 4.6, reached in 2014.Conclusions: There is a trend towards an increase of the author's productivity index, productivity by gender, output growth, collaboration and co-author relationship. In general, the bibliometric indicators show great stability and improvement in the quality of the publication.
Translated abstract: Introducci√≥n: La bibliometr√≠a es un amplio campo de estudio que permite analizar relaciones, productividad y caracter√≠sticas de diferentes disciplinas mediante la revisi√≥n de la producci√≥n cient√≠fica generada.Objetivo: Evaluar la producci√≥n cient√≠fica de la revista CorSalud en el per√≠odo comprendido entre los a√Īos 2009-2017.M√©todo: Estudio bibliom√©trico descriptivo y retrospectivo de la producci√≥n cient√≠fica de la revista CorSalud desde su fundaci√≥n en 2009 hasta el 2017. Conformaron la muestra un total de 422 art√≠culos. Las variables incluyeron varios indicadores de producci√≥n, visibilidad e impacto, colaboraci√≥n y relacionales.¬†Resultados: La revista ha recibido un total de 198 citaciones presentando un √≠ndice h de 6. Ha concedido 361 citas bibliogr√°ficas, de ellas 178 (49,3%) autocitas. Los art√≠culos originales representan el 29,4% de todos los art√≠culos publicados. Un total de 67 (30,9%) autores presentan √≠ndices de productividad compatibles con medianos productores. En las bases de datos Imbiomed, Dialnet, EBSCO presentan porcentajes de indexado de 61,8% para la primera y 57,8% para las dos √ļltimas. El mayor crecimiento se registr√≥ en 2012 con un 138%. El mayor √≠ndice de colaboraci√≥n es de 4,6 alcanzado en 2014.Conclusiones: Existe una tendencia al aumento en los √≠ndices de productividad autoral, productividad por g√©nero, crecimiento de la producci√≥n e √≠ndice de colaboraci√≥n y relaci√≥n coautoral. Los indicadores bibliom√©tricos en general demuestran la existencia de una gran estabilidad y ascenso en la calidad de la publica-ci√≥n.