Elite American Varsities Trail Covenant in the Field of Library; Disaster; Disaster Recovery
Covenant University maintained her domineering stance in the field of research by emerging No. 1 among the world’s best 5 institutions by scholarly output, in the field of Library; Disaster; Disaster Recovery, with some of the highly ranked universities in the world playing catch-up to Covenant.
Elsevier SciVal, the quick and easy access to the research performance of 8500 research institutions and 220 countries worldwide, in its latest computations spanning the period between 2014 and 2017, revealed that Covenant University came tops on this topic with an overall research performance of 72 scholarly outputs, 478 views count, and field-weighted citation impact of 44.
New York University and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, ranked 27th and 37th in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, emerged 2nd and 4th respectively in the top 5 list of the best institutions in the field of Library; Disaster; Disaster Recovery. Miami University was 3rd and Athlone Institute of Technology 5th.
Remarkably too, two Covenant University authors emerged 1st and 2nd in the list of the top 5 authors worldwide on this topic, by scholarly output. The world’s No. 1 author, Dr. Jerome Idiegbeyan-Ose, who is currently the Ag. Director, Centre for Learning Resources, Covenant University, was credited with 3 scholarly outputs, 30 views count, and field-weighted citation impact of 1.25. His research interests are Digital / Virtual Library, Library Automation, Information Needs of Users, School Library Development, Librarians and Publishing, Academic Library, and Information Retrival.
Chidi Deborah Isiakpona (Segun-Adeniran), a Resource Officer at Covenant, ranked No. 2 author in the world, had 2 scholarly outputs, 26 views count, and field-weighted citation impact of 1.87. Her research interests are Copyright, Bibliometrics, Technostress, Electronic Information Resources, and Leadership Styles and Job Productivity.
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