Results of an extensive search for "S&T indicators" on the Web: A content analysis

Judit Bar-Ilan

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In this study we carried out a content analysis of Web pages containing the search term "S&T indicators", which were located by an extensive search of the Web. Our results clearly show that the Web is a valuable information source on this topic. Major national and international institutions and organizations publish the full text of their reports on the Web, or allow free downloading of these reports in non-html formats. In addition to direct information, a number of pages listing and linking to major reports, programs and organizations were also located.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)257-277
Number of pages21
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2000
Externally publishedYes

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Funding Information:
IPTS/JRC – European Commission MASTIC – Malaysian Science and Technology Information Center NSF SPRU NISTEP OECD European Commission, RTD Info Forfas European Commission Shodjai F ASEAN Committee on Science and Technology – ASTMIS MERIT MORST – Ministry of Research, Science and Technology, New Zealand RICYT – Red Iberoamericana de Indicadores de Ciencia y Tecnologia CPROST – Centre for Policy Research on Science and Technology NOWT – Netherlands Observatory of Science and Technology (MERIT,CWTS) Research Evaluation STEMARN


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