Authorship Structure of Scholarly Disciplines: An Application of Lotka's Law to Philippine Research Journals in the Social Sciences

Dela Torre, Nathalie N.
March 2008
Journal of Philippine Librarianship;2008, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p32
Academic Journal
The article discusses the study which examines the authorship characteristics in the Philippines. The study examines the characteristics to determine whether Alfred Lotka's law of scientific productivity applies to the authorship structure of scholarly discipline in the country. It evaluates several articles produced by the authors, a ranking of the most prolific authors and an identification of the authors' gender as part of the study of characteristics to weight the status of authorship for social science.


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