Lesson 7.4 will provide you with a basic understanding of bibliometrics and performing a systematic literature review using the VOS Viewer tool. For this lesson, you will first read the Lecture 7.4 PowerPoint presentation about bibliometrics and systematic literature reviews. Following that, please download the VOS Viewer software to your personal computer and familiarize yourself with the links the tool documentation provided below. Next, please watch the Lecture 7.4 video, which is a discussion about using the VOS Viewer tool to perform a specific type of literature review. There is a suggested article which is not required, but would be helpful to understand how to perform your own systematic literature review. At the end of the lesson, you will be assessed with a multiple-choice quiz at the end of the lesson.
Please download the open source VOS Viewer software to your personal computer and familiarize yourself with the documentation found on the following links BEFORE watching the 7.4 lecture video.
VOS Viewer (2022) “Getting Started.” Centre for Science and Technology Studies, Leiden University. [Tool Documentation] https://web.archive.org/web/20221017113143/https://www.vosviewer.com/getting-started
VOS Viewer (2022) “Download.” Centre for Science and Technology Studies, Leiden University. [Tool Documentation] https://web.archive.org/web/20221017113408/https://www.vosviewer.com/download