Friday, 4 December 2015

INVITATION TO WORKSHOP ON: Analysis of Bibliometrics information for selecting the best field of study


Dear Campus Community,

Do you know “Over 43% of ISI papers has never received any citations?” (, 2014). Publishing a high-quality paper in scientific journals is only halfway towards receiving the citation in the future. The rest of the journey is dependent on disseminating the publications via proper utilization of the “Research Tools”. Proper tools allow the researchers to increase the research impact and citations for their publications. These workshop series will provide various techniques on how one can increase the visibility and enhance the impact of one’s research work.

Research Support Unit, Centre for Research Services (PPP) would like to invite you to participate in our workshop series. Admission is FREE. The details for the 8th session  as follows:

Title of Workshop

Session 8

Analysis of Bibliometrics information for selecting the best field of study

9 December 2015
2.00 p.m. –
4.30 p.m.
Computer Lab, Level 2, IPPP


Session 8: Analysis of Bibliometrics information for select the best field of study

Bibliometrics can be defined as the statistical analysis of publications. Bibliometrics focused on the quantitative analysis of citations and citation counts which is complex. It is so complex and specialized that personal knowledge and experience are insufficient tools for understanding trends for making decisions. We need tools for analysis of Bibliometrics information to select the best field of study with promising  attention. This workshop will provide tools to discover the new trends in our field of study in order to select an area for research and publication which promising the highest research impact.

Kindly find the workshop pamphlet in the attachment.  

For registration, kindly provide your particular details as follows and email to 
·  Full name
·  Academic staff / student / RA
·  Faculty
·  Email
·  Contact number
·  Workshop session you want to join (Please refer to the attachment for more information)
Please be informed that due to the limitation of computers in the lab, participants are encouraged to bring your own laptop. Seats are limited.

About Dr. Nader Ale Ebrahim:

Nader Ale Ebrahim is currently working as a visiting research fellow with the Research Support Unit, Centre for Research Services, IPPP, University of Malaya. Nader holds a PhD degree in Technology Management. His current research interests include: E-skills, Research Tools, Bibliometrics, university ranking and research impact.
Nader is well-known as the creator of “Research Tools” Box and the developer of “Publication Marketing Tools”. The “Research Tools” help researchers by expanding their knowledge to effectively use the "tools" that are available on the Internet to reduce the search time. He was the winner of Refer-a-Colleague Competition and has received prizes from renowned establishments such as Thomson Reuters. Nader has so far conducted over 200 workshops within and outside of university of Malaya. His papers/articles have published and presented in the several journals and conferences.

For further inquiries, please contact 03-7967 7812 / 6289 or email us at

Thank you.


Head of Research Support Unit,
Centre for Research Services,
Institute of Research Management & Monitoring (IPPP),
Level 2, Kompleks Pengurusan Penyelidikan & Inovasi,
University of Malaya.

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