The National Bibliometric Study aims to identify the status of productivity and the production of knowledge in the field of Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) and Social Sciences at national and international level.
Five (5) National Bibliometric Studies have been published since 2003 and the latest study conducted by MASTIC in 2018, covering data from 2001 to 2017.
The statistics and trends reported in this study will be an important indicators element of STI to the positioning and analysis of national policy for Malaysia in scientific publications at the international level.
Objectives of the National Bibliometric Study (2001-2017) are:
The scope of National Bibliometric Study (2001 - 2017) focused on knowledge productivity in:
The National Bibliometric Study (2001-2017) primarily based on the international guidelines
proposed by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in: STI Working Papers 1997/1 - Bibliometric Indicators and Analysis of Research Systems: Methods and Examples (Yoshiko Okubo, 1997).
The statistical analysis of written publications, provide an important contributions to the understanding of the production of research output, as measured by the production of scientific publications and of the impact of these publications as approximated by the method of citation analysis.
The upcoming National Bibliometric Study is expected to be carried out in 2023.