Volume II-5/W3
ISPRS Ann. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., II-5/W3, 159-164, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/isprsannals-II-5-W3-159-2015
© Author(s) 2015. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.
ISPRS Ann. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., II-5/W3, 159-164, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/isprsannals-II-5-W3-159-2015
© Author(s) 2015. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

  11 Aug 2015

11 Aug 2015

The Bibliometric Analysis Of Literature On Museum Studies

C. W. Kuo and Y. H. Yang C. W. Kuo and Y. H. Yang
  • National Palace Museum, Dept. of Education, Exhibition and Information Service, Taiwan, Province Of China

Keywords: Museum studies, Museology, Bibliometrics, Bradford's Law

Abstract. Museum studies, is the study of museums, museum curation, and how and why museums developed into their institutional role in education and culture through scientific, social, political and other related forces. The purpose of this study is to shed light on the application trends of the international literature related to museum studies on the SCIE, SSCI, and AHCI databases between 1995 and 2014 using a bibliometric technique and citation analysis. The results of this study reveal that influences of the literature related to museum studies on other subject areas continue to expand. Considering the publication of major countries, subject areas, journal and institutions, the results also discussed that the future trend through analysing most cited articles. Moreover, 12 core journal lists are identified by Bradford’s law.