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Scientometrics

, Volume 31, Issue 2, pp 143–153 | Cite as

Popular science publishing

  • S. Kyvik
Article

Abstract

The article gives an overview of the extent of popular science publishing and contributions to public debate, as compared to scientific publishing among faculty members at Norwegian universities. Faculty publish far fewer articles for the lay public than publications for their specialist colleagues. There are, however, clear field differences in this respect. The most productive researchers in terms of scientific publishing are also the most prolific in nonscientific publishing.

Keywords

Faculty Member Science Publishing Public Debate Field Difference Popular Science 
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© Akadémiai Kiadó 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Kyvik
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Studies in Research and Higher EducationOsloNorway

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