Measuring the Visibility of the Universities' Scientific
Production using Scientometric Methods
Professor Angela Repanovici
Transilvania University Brasov
Abstract: Paper presents scientometry as a science
and a fundamental instrument for determining the
international value of an university as well as for the
statistical evaluation of scientific research results.
The impact of the research measurable through
scientometric indicators is analyzed.
Promoting the scientific production of universities
through institutional digital repositories deals with
the concept of scientific production of the university
and the development of scientific research in
information society. These concepts are approached
through the prism of marketing methods and techniques.
The digital repository is analyzed as a PRODUCT,
destined for promoting, archieving and preserving
scientific production. Using the marketing mix, the
digital repository is analyzed as a new technological
product, an instrument for quantifying, preserving,
disseminating and promoting the university's scientific
A special attention is granted to the behaviour of both
the producer and the user of information in the academic
Brief Biography of the Speaker:
Professional Activity: Professor at the Fine
Mechanics and Mechatronics Department , Mechanical
Engineering Faculty and Department of Library Science,
Letters Faculty, Transilvania University of
Brasov,Romania.. COMPETENCIES SKILLS: Information
literacy,Information science, Typografic and
digitization systems, Management of infodocumentary
systems, Informatization systems. SCIENTIFIC
ACTIVITY:Books published in main publishing houses: 8
;Articles published: 157; Patents: 1.
Research Activity: Director of 5 research
national projects in engineering applied in library
Initiation and Development of International Programmes:
LEONARDO DA VINCI PROJECT 2005-2006: No.
LEONARDO DA VINCI PROJECT 2003-2004: No. RO/2003/PL