Rafael Ruiz-Pérez

Rafael Ruiz-Pérez
University of Granada | UGR · Departamento de Información y Comunicación

PhD

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January 1997 - December 2013

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The search for effective vaccines to stop the COVID-19 pandemic has led to an unprecedented amount of global scientific production and activity. This study aimed to analyze global scientific production on the different vaccine types (mRNA and conventional) that were validated for COVID-19 during the years 2020-2021. The scientific production genera...
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Background COVID-19 is causing a grave global health and economic crisis and the fight against the pandemic has led to unprecedented scientific activity. Bibliometrics could be a useful tool for guiding future researches lines and promoting international collaboration for an effective treatment. For this purpose, we have conducted a bibliometric an...
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Objetivos: Análisis bibliométrico de los trabajos publicados por RELIEVE en los últimos 15 años; que se corresponden con los procesados por Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), una nueva base de datos de Web of Science (WOS) que pretende corregir la deficiente cobertura de las revistas nacionales de algunos países. Método: Fuente de datos: 195 a...
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Estudio teórico-práctico de la Descripción en dos o más Niveles y de la Catalogación Analítica partiendo de un requisito previo: la correcta comprensión del concepto de Unidad Bibliográfica y su interrelación con otras unidades de distinta naturaleza. En primer lugar se analiza terminológicamente dicho concepto. Después se pasa al estudio de las di...
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The Emerging Sources Citation Index and the internationalization of Spanish scientific journals, with special reference to Psychology journals. Background: Spain is among the countries that have added more scientific journals into the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), a new product from the Central Collection of Web of Science. The aim of t...
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Objetivos: Ars Pharmaceutica ha ingresado en los Emerging Sources Citation Index de Web of Science. Esta situación aconseja un seguimiento de su actividad de citas al que este trabajo pretende contribuir mediante el análisis cuantitativo de sus comportamientos de citación. Métodos: Para el estudio de las citas concedidas se utilizan las métricas d...
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Cuando las revistas científicas de una disciplina permanecen en el tiempo significa que se han consolidado como medio de comunicación para proyectar la actividad y el funcionamiento de una parcela del conocimiento, de sus investigadores e instituciones. A partir de aquí tienen que evolucionar acreditando rigurosos procesos editoriales; posicionando...
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The evaluation of scientific performance in Spain through the “national accreditation” system and the sexennials (a research assessment program that evaluates academic staff every six years) does not only confer social and personal recognition to professors and researchers, but it also has an influence over their future academic careers. This is a...
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Se presentan rankings por campos científicos y disciplinas de las revistas científicas españolas que figuran en Google Scholar Metrics (GSM). Se ordenan de acuerdo con el índice h que es el indicador bibliométrico adoptado por Google. Se pretende con este trabajo comprobar la amplitud en la cobertura que posee Google Scholar Metrics de las revistas...
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Se presentan rankings por campos científicos y disciplinas de las revistas científicas españolas que figuran en Google Scholar Metrics (GSM). Se ordenan de acuerdo con el índice h que es el indicador bibliométrico adoptado por Google. Se pretende con este trabajo comprobar la amplitud en la cobertura que posee Google Scholar Metrics de las revistas...
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Scientific authorship is tied to scientific recognition, merit, and personal ethics. There is evidence of inappropriate behaviours associated with several factors that call for a better regulation of the conditions in which authorship of a scientific work is assigned. This regulation falls within the competences of the associations of scientific pu...
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The H-Index Scholar is a bibliometric index that measures the productivity and scientific impact of the academic production in humanities and social sciences by professors and researchers at public Spanish universities. The methodology consisted of counting their publications and citations received in Google Scholar. The main features and character...
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This paper presents a number of reflections on the extent to which doctoral theses may be considered research indicators, what theses can tell us about the status of research, and which indicators are being used or may be used. The analysis in this paper covers various points: theses as an indicator of trends in research; as an indicator of the pot...
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OBJECTIVE: This paper sets out to analyze the dissemination and impact of Spanish research published in international scientific journals on Prison Health over the last decade. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Descriptive, longitudinal and retrospective analysis of scientific output. We used the Medline-Pubmed database as an information resource. We focus on...
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Objective: This paper sets out to analyze the dissemination and impact of Spanish research published in international scientific journals on Prison Health over the last decade. Material and methods: Descriptive, longitudinal and retrospective analysis of scientific output. We used the Medline-Pubmed database as an information resource. We focus on...
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Se presentan rankings por campos científicos y disciplinas de las revistas científicas españolas que figuran en Google Scholar Metrics (GSM). Se ordenan de acuerdo con el índice h que es el indicador bibliométrico adoptado por Google. Se pretende con este trabajo comprobar la amplitud en la cobertura que posee Google Scholar Metrics de las revistas...
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A metric analysis of blogs on library and information science (LIS) between November 2006 and June 2009 indexed on the Libworm search engine characterizes the community's behavior quantitatively. An analysis of 1108 personal and corporate blogs with a total of 275,103 posts is used to calculate survival rate, production (number of posts published),...
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Background: Scientific journals have been recognized to have the authority to register both the ownership of ideas and the validity of published knowledge. This paper explores the extent to which the editorial policies of journals contribute to ensure the accuracy of scientific authorship. Methods: Cross-sectional study of scientific authorship cri...
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Scientific journals have been recognized to have the authority to register both the ownership of ideas and the validity of published knowledge. This paper explores the extent to which the editorial policies of journals contribute to ensure the accuracy of scientific authorship. Cross-sectional study of scientific authorship criteria used by 23 Span...
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Study of the origins, philosophy and history of the criteria used to assess research activities in Spain by the CNEAI. The assessment criteria and quality evidence of publications is discussed. Results are presented on the temporal development of the criteria used, grouped by publication type (articles and books) and fields of knowledge. Between 19...
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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: The goal is to determine the significance of the Spanish contribution and the real impact of papers signed by Spanish scientists in a sample of leading scientific journals. MATERIAL AND METHOD: Sectional descriptive study of 252 papers with Spanish institutional participation in the following journals Nature, Science, PNAS...
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Estudio sobre los orígenes, fi losofía y trayectoria de los criterios de evaluación de la actividad investigadora utilizados en España por la CNEAI. Se analizan los criterios de valoración e indicios de calidad de las publicaciones. Se presentan los criterios en su desarrollo temporal, estructurados por tipo de publicaciones (artículos y libros) y...
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Google Scholar is a search engine that specializes in scientific information and in the identification of the citations that academic papers receive, making it a strong competitor for other citations indexes. For this reason, several studies have attempted to evaluate its capacity as a bibliometric tool. Due to this interest, we present an introduc...
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From the information provided for free by Thomson Reuters in ScienceWatch.com, production and citation data of the scientific disciplines are analyzed for Spain, determining the relative weight of each one both nationally and internationally throughout the past 10 years.
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This report describes the situation concerning Spanish Psychology journals over recent years. Two information sources were used: two national databases DICE and IN-RECS, which hold publishing and bibliometric information on these journals. Using Scientific and scientific policies development in Spain as the backdrop for this study, the following as...
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The possibilities of the Response Surface Methodology (RSM) has been explored within the ambit of Scientific Activity Analysis. The case of the system “Departments of the Area of Health Sciences of the University of Navarre (Spain)” has been studied in relation to the system “Scientific Community in the Health Sciences”, from the perspective of inp...
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From the data given freely by Thomson Reuters in ScienceWatch.com, production and citation rankings of the top 25 world science countries are presented. The development of Spain is discussed in detail.
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An analysis about communication and academic publishing is presented.
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A methodological proposition in authority entries for MARC Format is presented.
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An analysis of anthropology spanish journals is presented.
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The wide variety of bibliometric information resources offered for free by Thomson Scientific’s ScienceWatch. com are presented, and their major applications within scientific libraries are described.
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Spanish researchers have observed with interest and no little irony the debate on the virtues and vices of the impact factor and its potential use in the UK Research Assessment Exercises beginning in 2008. Perhaps Spain is not so different from other European countries, since the same debate took place in our country more than 15 years ago. In Sp...
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A new instrument: IN-RECS is presented as the last Index to know impact factor in spanish social sciences journals.
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El objetivo central de este trabajo es explorar las posibilidades de la metodología de análisis de redes sociales para detectar la existencia de escuelas científicas y redes académicas en la universidad mediante su aplicación al estudio de las tesis doctorales sobre Bibliometría leídas en la universidad española entre 1976 y 2002. Así mismo, se est...
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The central issue of this paper is to explore the possibilities of SNA (Social Network Analysis) for detecting scientific schools and academic networks in the university through its application to the bibliometric doctoral dissertations presented in Spanish universities between 1970 and 2002. Furthermore, the development, thematic, institutional an...
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Due to the strict selection process applied to its indexed journals, Medline is the most prestigious database in the Health and medicine field. The aim of this paper is both to analyze its selection criteria and translate into indicators that can be applied to Spanish medical journals willing to enter the Index Medicus. Analysis samples and methodo...
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An analysis about spanish publication output´s international visibility between 1995-2004 is presented
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Due to the strict selection process applied to its indexed journals, Medline is the most prestigious database in the Health and medicine field. The aim of this paper is both to analyze its selection criteria and translate into indicators that can be applied to Spanish medical journals willing to enter the Index Medicus. Analysis samples and methodo...
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In the last few years the ISI databases have become not only an essential instrument for information retrieval but, due to the bibliometric indicators they offer, they are also a basic tool for institutional, journal and researcher assessment in the majority of the world. These databases index the most productive and influential journals. For these...
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Objective: Application of Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) Journal Selection Criteria (JSC) to Archives of the Spanish Society of Ophthalmology. Methodology: Information about the journal, as well as instructions for authors, were sampled through 24 issues (2003-2004). ISI criteria were converted into quantitative indicators and applied t...
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Application of Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) Journal Selection Criteria (JSC) to Archives of the Spanish Society of Ophthalmology. Information about the journal, as well as instructions for authors, were sampled through 24 issues (2003-2004). ISI criteria were converted into quantitative indicators and applied to the journal in questio...
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Objective: This is a critical descriptive study of the situation of cataloging as an academic discipline within Library and Information Science studies in Spain. Material and methods: The descriptive analysis of the sectional contents of the general and specific guidelines of the degrees of Diplomado (three-year degree) and Licenciado (fiveyear deg...
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In the last few years the ISI databases have become not only an essential instrument for information retrieval but, due to the bibliometric indicators they offer, they are also a basic tool for institutional, journal and researcher assessment in the majority of the world. These databases index the most productive and influential journals. For these...
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The Revista Española de Salud Penitenciaria must reply a several demands to develop into a great journal in its field.
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An analysis of patents and utility standards as technological indicators in Murcia between 1994 and 2004 is presented.
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An analysis of guidances, criteria and evaluation models in scientific journals is presented.
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The analysis of the scientific output in the health sciences is a complex proccess and there not exists a methodology accepeted by researchers, institutions and research evaluation agencies. On the other han, there is a growing interest by these groups in evaluating the performance of research systems. The impact of journals is one way to determine...
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Here, we presented a new method for studing the network of actors, called co-network analysis.It consists of consifering actors as vectors whose components are networks previously constructed by co-word analysis.This enables actors to be linked according to thir similarity in terms of their assignment to the networks, inheriting moreover the centra...
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An analysis of impact factor of social science spanish scientific journals is presented.
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The study sought to investigate how Spanish names are handled by national and international databases and to identify mistakes that can undermine the usefulness of these databases for locating and retrieving works by Spanish authors. The authors sampled 172 articles published by authors from the University of Granada Medical School between 1987 and...
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In this empirical study of a sample of catalog records I investigate the implications for information retrieval of the rules for choosing author access points in online catalogs. Aims: To obtain data that can be used to inform a revision of current cataloguing rules, and to propose more functional criteria aimed at improving the retrieval of inform...
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Empirical study on the implications of the rules for the choice of access points during online cataloguing with the purpose of collecting data for the revision of criteria used and developing more functional applications to improve retrieval of information by author name. A sample of 1,315 records from Spanish university libraries was used to study...
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Asignación de entradas de autor en registros MARC Propuesta para su revisión metodológica y su enseñanza-aprendizaje RAFAEL RUIZ-PÉREZ Dpto. de Biblioteconomía y Documentación. Universidad de Granada RESUMEN Revisión metodológica para la asignación de entradas de autor en registros automatiza-dos y análisis de sus implicaciones en el formato MARC....
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While standardization of headings has been treated extensively in many publications, the choice of access points for online catalogs has not been reviewed in depth in cataloguing rules. I propose a set of logical criteria for choosing author access points for monographs in Spanish; the proposed modifications are aimed at simplifying the Reglas de C...
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To evaluate the editorial quality, diffusion, relevance of the scientific content, and the publication practices of the specialised journal Revista Española de Enfermedades Digestivas. We checked 136 parameters based on ISO standards, the recommendations of scientific and editorial organisations, and studies of scientific editing and international...
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Objective: To evaluate the adjustment to international standards about periodicals presentation and to evaluate editorial quality in the journal Progresos de Obstericia y Ginecologia. Materials and Methods: The sample is represented by the alternative issues from volume 39 (1996), including the last issue. In order to update the data, it has been u...
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The treatment of corporate authors for catalographic purposes requires research and clarification. 1 define some problemes and propose methods for the classification and characterizacion of these authors on the basis of aspects that have so far caused the greatest problems: jurisdictional area, i.e., the area in which the corporate author is locate...
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National and international difussion, composition of the collective of authors who publish in the journal, and cocitation were studies for the journal An Med Interna.
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The evaluation of scientific journal has become a necessary exercise for a variety of purposes and parties. We evaluated compliance with ISO standards for periodicals by the Spanish biomedical journal An. Med. Interna. Compliance with 136 data items based on different standards was evaluated with the help of a specially developed data sheet, and ex...
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National and international diffusion, composition of the collective of authors who publish in the journal, and cocitation were studies for the journal An. Med. Interna. Diffusion was analyzed by examining the presence of the journal in medical data bases and specialized libraries in Spain. The institutional affiliations and geographical location of...
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The evaluation of scientific journals has become a necessary exercise for a variety of purposes and parties. We evaluated compliance with ISO standars for periodicals by the Spanich biomedical journal AN. MED. Interna.