Spanish educational production in SSCI data base

Antonio Fernández Cano


This study examines the Spanish educational production inserted in the SSCI (Social Sciences Citation Index) database from 1988 to 1997. It quantifies the yearly productivity using direct data and ad hoc indexes. Then, it clasifies the references retrieved, according to educational topics, by means of content analysis. Data about educational journals and personal productivity are given. And finally, it comments findings and makes inferences which could help to improve the Spanish production in the field of educational sciences.

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