International collaboration in scientific publishing: the case of West Africa (2001–2010)

@article{Mgnigbto2013InternationalCI,
  title={International collaboration in scientific publishing: the case of West Africa (2001–2010)},
  author={Eustache M{\^e}gnigb{\^e}to},
  journal={Scientometrics},
  year={2013},
  volume={96},
  pages={761-783}
}
Bibliographic data of publications indexed in Web of Science with at least one (co-)author affiliated to any of the 15 West African countries and published from 2001 to 2010 included are downloaded. Analyses focused one collaboration indicators especially intra regional collaboration, intra African collaboration and collaboration with the world. Results showed that the rate of papers with only one author is diminishing whereas the rate of papers with six and more authors is increasing. Nigeria… CONTINUE READING

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