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Bibliometric Reviews in SDGs

  1. Introduction to Bibliometric Reviews in SDGs: Begin with an introduction that outlines the relevance of bibliometric analysis in the context of Sustainable Development Goals. Highlight the importance of bibliometrics in understanding the trends, gaps, and evolution of research in SDGs.

  2. Objective of the Review: Clearly state the objectives of your bibliometric review. This might include identifying key themes, trends, or influential works and authors in SDG-related research.

  3. Methodology:

    • Data Sources: Describe the databases and sources you used to collect the bibliometric data (e.g., Scopus, Web of Science).
    • Search Strategy: Outline the keywords and search strategy employed to gather relevant literature.
    • Inclusion/Exclusion Criteria: Specify the criteria for including or excluding studies in your analysis.
    • Analysis Tools: Mention any specific bibliometric analysis tools or software used (e.g., VOSviewer, CiteSpace).
  4. Results:

    • Trends Over Time: Present trends in SDG research over time. This can include the number of publications per year, emerging topics, etc.
    • Key Authors and Institutions: Identify the most influential authors and institutions in SDG research.
    • Geographical Distribution: Discuss the geographical spread of the research, highlighting countries or regions leading in SDG-related research.
    • Network Analysis: If applicable, include network analysis results that show the relationships between key terms, authors, or papers.
  5. Discussion:

    • Interpretation of Findings: Offer insights into what the bibliometric data reveals about the state of SDG research.
    • Comparison with Other Fields: If relevant, compare the findings with trends in other fields.
    • Implications for Future Research: Suggest areas where further research is needed based on gaps or emerging trends identified.
  6. Conclusion: Summarize the main findings of your bibliometric review and reiterate its significance in the broader context of SDG research.

  7. References: Include a comprehensive list of references cited in your section, formatted according to the journal's guidelines.

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