***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** Dear Scientists, I have recently joined for Ph.d in University of Mysore, India and my area of Research is 'author network analysis' , so i would request all the members to help me in my query of the significance of author network in Scientific out puts? Does author network study helps in understanding the role of each author in research article? since i am very new to social network analysis concept i would be very helpful by the discussion. With regards, Tejashwini, B. UGC-Junior Research Fellow DOS Library & Information Science University of Mysore Mysore, India. _____________________________________________________________________ SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social network researchers (http://www.insna.org). To unsubscribe, send an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message.