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Horizonte Médico (Lima)

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TAYPE-RONDAN, Álvaro  and  LUQUE BUSTAMANTE, Laura. Scientific production in Scopus of the University of San Martín de Porres, Lima, Peru. Horiz. Med. [online]. 2014, vol.14, n.4, pp.37-42. ISSN 1727-558X.

Objective: To analyze scientific production in Scopus database produced by the University of San Martin de Porres (USMP). Material and Methods: A bibliometric study was performed by analyzing the articles published in the Scopus database with at least one author with USMP affiliation. The following variables were taken in account: USMP school involved, journal in which article was published, year of publication, language, Corresponding author, Publication type, National and international collaboration, number and authors with USMP affiliation. Results: We found a total of 92 articles with our inclusion criteria. We found a rising trend towards a higher number of publications per year. The majority of articles (62.0%) belonged to the School of Medicine of the USMP. Likewise, 69.6% of articles were considered "Collaboration articles and, 40.2% were established "International collaboration articles", with a significant participation of USA and Spain. We found 118 different authors with USMP affiliation that published in 70 different journals (including 2 Peruvian Journals). Conclusion: An upward trend in the annual number of publications showed so should continue encouraging the scientific production of researchers, teachers and students.

Keywords : Bibliometrics; research support as topic; faculty.

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