Brazilian Growth in the Mainstream Science: The Role of Human Resources and National Journals

Journal of Scientometric Research,2012,1,1,44-52.
Published:September 2012
Type:Research Article
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Jacqueline Leta

Instituto de Bioquímica Médica, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL

Abstract:

In the last decade, the number of Brazilian publications in the main international databases has increased considerably. Using data from Scopus and Web of Science, the present study aims at discussing the recent trends of Brazilian science in the contexts of the training and qualification of personnel to the sector and the role of national journals. Both seem to be key factors in a scenery where Brazilian science gained more space in international databases but not international audience.

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Leta J. Brazilian Growth in the Mainstream Science: The Role of Human Resources and National Journals. Journal of Scientometric Research. 2012;1(1):44-52. doi:10.5530/jscires.2012.1.9.