Publication statistics

Publication statistics in Bahir Dar University in 2013/14

 

By

Melaku Wale


Introduction

In Bahir Dar University, over 260 journal articles were published in 2013/14. The data is summarized as shown below.

Number of authors per paper

Most of the papers, i.e., 86%, were written by one, two, three or four authors. The maximum number of authors recorded per paper was 14. Groups of 5 to 14 individuals authored only 15% of the papers (Figure 1).

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Figure 1. Co-authorship of journal articles in Bahir Dar University

(from March 2013 to February 2014)

 

Number of papers per Department

 

Public Health, natural resources management, biology including microbiology and mechanical engineering constitute the most frequently published papers (Figure 2).

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Most Frequently Used Journals

Bahir Dar University staff used many different Journals to publish their manuscripts. A total of 170 journals were recorded in just one year (March 2013 to March 2014). Science Journal of Public Health, Ethiopian Journal of Health Science, Health, Journal of Agricultural Science, BMC Infectious Diseases, American Journal of Biomedical and Life Sciences, and Wudpecker Journal of Agricultural Research were the most frequently used Journals. The number of papers published on these journals ranged from five to 10. The rest journals had one to four articles (Table 1). Table 1 shows the list of the Journals used by staff of Bahir Dar University.            

Table 1. Commonly used journals

 

Journal Title

Number of papers

published

1

ABHINAV National Monthly Refereed J Research in Science & Tech

2

2

Academic J Cancer Research                                                

1

3

African Health Sciences                                                  

2

4

African J Agricultural Research

4

5

African J Biotechnology                                                

1

6

African J Environmental Science and Technology                        

1

7

African J Plant Science                                                  

3

8

African Population Studies                                              

1

9

Agri Eng: CIGR J                                                          

3

10

Agricultural Advances

3

11

Agricultural Sciences                                                      

1

12

Agricultural Water Management                                          

1

13

Agriculture & Forestry                                                    

1

14

American J Biomedical and Life Sciences                                  

5

15

American J Engineering Research                                        

2

16

American-Eurasian J Scientific Res.                                    

1

17

Animal Genetic Resources                                                  

1

18

Applications & Applied Math. an Int J

1

19

Archives of Phytopathology and Plant Protection                            

1

20

Asian J Biological Sciences                                              

2

21

Asian Pacific J Tropical Biomedicine                                    

3

22

BDU J Law                                                                

1

23

BMC Health Services Research                                            

1

24

BMC Infectious Diseases                                                  

5

25

BMC Reproductive Health J                                                

1

26

BMJ Open                                                                  

1

27

Bahir Dar University Law                                                

2

28

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology                                      

1

29

Biomed Central Trials                                                    

1

30

Bioresource Technology

3

31

British J Applied Science and Technology                                  

1

32

Causticization                                                            

1

33

Chemical Engineering J                                                    

1

34

Chinese Medicine                                                          

1

35

Clinical Medicine Research                                                

4

36

Current Research in Microbiology & Biotechnology                        

2

37

Eastern Africa Social Science Research Review                          

2

38

Educational Research and Reviews                                        

3

39

Electrochimica Acta                                                      

1

40

Electronic J Foreign Language Teaching                                  

1

41

Ethiopian Geographic J                                                  

1

42

Ethiopian J Animal Production                                          

1

43

Ethiopian J Development Research                                        

1

44

Ethiopian J Education                                                  

2

45

Ethiopian J Environmental Studies & Management

2

46

Ethiopian J Health Development                                          

1

47

Ethiopian J Health Science                                                

7

48

Ethiopian J Science                                                      

1

49

Ethiopian J Science and Technology                                      

1

50

Ethiopian Veterinary J                                                    

3

51

European J Business & Management                                        

1

52

European Scientific J                                                    

3

53

Fuel Processing Technology                                                

2

54

Global J Medical Research                                                  

3

55

Global J Medical Research Diseases                                        

1

56

Health                                                                    

6

57

Health Science J                                                          

1

58

Hydrological Processes                                                    

1

59

Hydrological Sciences J                                                  

1

60

ICST

1

61

IEEE Potentials the magazine for high-tech innovators                  

1

62

IOSR J Eng                                                                

2

63

ISRN Public Health                                                        

2

64

ISRN Soil Science

1

65

Indian J Ophthalmology                                                    

2

66

Industrial Crops and Products                                          

1

67

Int Conference on Science & Tech toward the Development Africa          

1

68

Int J Agricultural Policy & Research                                    

1

69

Int J Agricultural Research                                              

2

70

Int J Agricultural Science and Research                                

1

71

Int J Agronomy & Plant Production                                      

1

72

Int J Applied Science & Engineering                                    

1

73

Int J Breast Cancer                                                      

2

74

Int J Climatology                                                        

1

75

Int J Clinical Medicine                                                

1

76

Int J Computational Eng Research                                        

1

77

Int J Computer Science & Mobile Computing                              

1

78

Int J Current Research                                                    

2

79

Int J Eng Research & Development                                        

2

80

Int J Eng and Science                                                    

1

81

Int J Engineering & Science                                            

1

82

Int J English & Literature                                                

1

83

Int J Geosciences                                                        

1

84

Int J Infection Control                                                  

2

85

Int J Innovative Research in Computer & Communication Eng              

1

86

Int J Intergrative Sciences, Innov. & Tech.                              

1

87

Int J Livestock Production                                                

1

88

Int J Mech Eng & Robotics Research                                      

1

89

Int J Pest Management                                                    

2

90

Int J Pharma Medicine & Biological Sciences                            

1

91

Int J Renewable & Sustainable Energy                                    

2

92

Int J Renewable Energy Research                                        

1

93

Int J Res in Mech Eng                                                    

1

94

Int J Res. in Computer Application & Manag                              

1

95

Int J Research Mech Eng                                                  

1

96

Int J Research in Commerce, Economics & Manage                          

2

97

Int J Research in Commerce, IT & Manage                                  

2

98

Int J Research in Computer Application & Management                        

1

99

Int J Research in Mechanical Eng                                        

3

100

Int J Sci Eng & Advance Technology                                      

1

101

Int J Science & Research                                                  

2

102

Int J Sciences: Basic and Applied                                        

1

103

Int J Scientific Research & Management                                  

3

104

Int J Scientific Research & Publications                                

1

105

Int J Scientific and Research Publications                              

2

106

Int J Society, Culture & Language                                      

1

107

Int Monthly Refereed J Res in Sci & Tech

1

108

J African Studies & Development                                        

1

109

J Agricultural Science                                                    

6

110

J Agriculture & Biodiversity Research                                  

2

111

J Algal Biomass Utilization                                              

1

112

J Alloys and Compounds                                                    

1

113

J Biomedicine and Biotechnology                                        

1

114

J Chromatography A                                                        

1

115

J Chromatography B                                                        

1

116

J Development & Communication Studies                                  

2

117

J ESEE                                                                  

1

118

J Education & Practice                                                    

1

119

J Ethiopian Studies                                                      

1

120

J Fisheries & Aquatic Science                                          

3

121

J Fisheries Int                                                          

1

122

J Fisheries and Aquatic Science                                        

4

123

J Food Science Technology                                                

1

124

J Forestry Research                                                      

1

125

J Hydrology and Hydromech

1

126

J Interdiscipl Histopathol                                                

1

127

J King Saud University-Science                                          

1

128

J Language & Culture                                                      

1

129

J Liquid Chromatography & Related Technologies                          

1

130

J Maps                                                                  

1

131

J Media & Communication Studies                                        

4

132

J Medical Entomology                                                        

1

133

J Medicine & Medical Sciences                                          

1

134

J Solid Waste Chemistry                                                  

1

135

J atmospheric & Solar-Terrestrial Physics

1

136

J vector Borne Diseases                                                  

1

137

Latin American J Physical Education                                      

1

138

Materials Research Bulletin                                              

1

139

Momona Ethiopian J Science                                                

1

140

Nile Water Science and Engineering J                                    

2

141

Obesity & Weight Loss Therapy                                          

1

142

Online J Comm. & Media Technologies                                    

1

143

Online J Communications & Media Technology                                

2

144

Online J Education Research                                              

1

145

Online J Social Science Research                                        

1

146

Open Access Scientific Reports                                          

1

147

Open J Epidemiology                                                      

3

148

Open J Preventive Medicine                                                

2

149

Open Science Repository Veterinary Medicine

1

150

PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases                                        

1

151

Pacesetter J Agricultural Science Research                                

2

152

Pakistan J Biological Research                                          

1

153

Philosophical Papers and Reviews                                        

1

154

Poultry, Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences                                

1

155

Reproductive Health                                                      

1

155

Safety and Health at Work                                              

2

156

Science J Clinical Medicine                                              

2

157

Science J Public Health                                                  

10

158

Scientific J Veterinary Advances                                        

1

159

Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare                                      

1

160

Sinet: Ethiopian J Science                                                

2

161

Solid State Communications                                                

1

162

Textiles & Light Industrial Science & Technology                        

1

163

The EFL J                                                                

1

164

The Pan African Medical J                                                

1

165

Trends in Agricultural Economics                                        

1

166

Vadose Zone J                                                            

1

167

WebPub J Agric Res                                                        

1

168

World's Veterinary J                                                      

1

169

Wudpecker J Agricultural Research                                      

5

 

Books

 

 

 

S.No.

Authors

Department

Title of book

Publisher

1

Hailu Shimelis

Mech Eng

Bamboo manufacturing

Lambert

2

Shimelis Aynalem

Wildlife

Birds (Lake Tana)

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3

Mulugeta Neka

Geography

Soil Conservation

Lambert

 

Book Chapters

       

Name

Department

Title of book

Title of book chapter

Pages

Year of publication

Publisher

Sewale Abate

Accounting

Funding higher education in Sub-Sahara Africa

Revenue diversification in Eth

71-98

2013

Palgrave Mcmillan

Seifu Admass Tilahun

Civil-water

Nile River Basin: Ecohydrological Challenges, Climate Change and Hydropolitics

Spatial & Temporal Patterns of Soil Erosion (Debre Mewi)

17

 

Springer

Seifu Admass Tilahun

Civil-water

Nile River Basin: Ecohydrological Challenges, Climate Change and Hydropolitics

Climate Change Projection ( Upper Gilgel Abay)

27

2014

Springer

Seifu Admass Tilahun

Civil-water

Nile River Basin: Ecohydrological Challenges, Climate Change and Hydropolitics

Soil Erosion and Discharge ( Blue Nile Basin)

17

 

Springer

Seifu Admass Tilahun

Civil-water

Nile River Basin: Ecohydrological Challenges, Climate Change and Hydropolitics

Monitoring State of Biomass Recovery ( Blue Nile Basin)

17

 

Springer