Marija Maja Jokić

Prof. Marija Maja Jokić, Ph.D.

Senior scientist


Researcher’s unique code:


Job title:

senior scientist

Field of interest:

research in science development, scientometrics


Frankopanska 22/I
10000 Zagreb
tel: +385 1 4922925
fax: +385 1 4810263
skype: maja.jokic33

Qualifications, scientific advancement and education

1995 Ph.D., Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Zagreb
1990 Master’s degree, University of Zagreb
1978 Graduated biology (engineer), Faculty of Sciences, University of Zagreb
Tenure and promotion
2012 Professor
2007 Senior research scientist in the field of information sciences
2005 Research scientist in the field of information sciences
1999 Research associate in the field of information sciences

Research projects

Principal investigator
2015 – 2019 Research activity, collaboration and orientation in social sciences in Croatia and other post-socialist European countries (RACOSS) – IP-09-2014-9351
2007 – 2013 “The development of the evaluation model of scientific and scholarly work in RH for all fields”- Ministry of Science, Education and Sport Republic of Croatia
2009 – 2010 “Cooperative portal of digitized old Croatian newspapers and journals” –  Ministry of Culture Republic of Croatia
2008 – 2009 “Pilot project of digitization of old Croatian humanities journals” – Ministry of Culture Republic of Croatia
2002 – 2006 “Textual database of Croatian scholarly journals”- Ministry of Science, Education and Sport Republic of Croatia
Associate on the project
2015 – 2018 Investigating the Impact of the Innovation Union (I3U)
2007 – 2013 The social actors of scientific and technological development, Ministry of Science, Education and Sport Republic of Croatia
2005 – 2006 Tempus project – “A Model of the University of Zagreb Library System”

Selected bibliography from the field of bibliometric studies of science

Jokić, Maja; Ball, Rafael (2006): Qualität und Quantität wissenschaftlicher Veröffentlichungen: Bibliometrische Aspekte der Wissenschaftskommunikation. Jülich: Forschungszentrum Jülich, Zentralbibliothek.
Book chapters
Jokić, M.; Šuljok, A. (2009): Productivity and its impact in the ISI and Scopus citation databases from 1996 to 2005. In: Prpić, Katarina (ed.) Beyond the myths about the natural and social sciences. Zagreb: Institute for Social Research in Zagreb pp. 143-170.
Jokić, Maja. Productivity, visibility, authorship, and collaboration in library and information science journals: Central and Eastern European authors. Scientometrics, 122(2), 1189-1219. DOI 10.1007/s11192-019-03308-4
Jokić, M., Mervar, A., Mateljan, S. (2019). Comparative analysis of book citations in social science journals by Central and Eastern European authors (2019) Scientometrics, 120 (3), pp. 1005-1029. DOI: 10.1007/s11192-019-03176-y
Jokić, Maja, Mervar, Andrea and Mateljan, Stjepan. The development of political science in Central and Eastern Europe: bibliometric perspective, 1996–2013. European Political Science, DOI 10.1057/s41304-018-0191-6
Bouillet, Dejana & Jokić, Maja. Characteristics of educational sciences research activity in European post-socialist countries in the period 1996 to 2013: Content analysis approach. European Educational Research Journal.
Zgrabljić Rotar, Dora, Jokić, Maja & Mateljan, Stjepan. (2018) The visibility of papers written by authors from European post-socialist countries as an indicator of integration into the EU legal system. Croatian Yearbook of European Law and Policy, 135-160.
Jokić, Maja, Mervar, Andrea and Mateljan, Stjepan (2018). Scientific potential of European fully open access journals. Scientometric, 114(3), 1373-1394. DOI 10.1007/s11192-017-2629-y
Jokić, Maja i Sirotić, Grozdana. Do the International Editorial Board Members of Croatian Social Sciences and Humanities Journals Contribute to their Visibility? Medijska istraživanja, 21(2015), 2, 5-33.
Sirotić, G., Jokić, M. (2013) The role of the journal Periodicum biologorum in representing the development of biological sciences in Croatia. Periodicum biologorum, 115, 1, 49-56.
Jermen, N., Letina, S., Jokić, M.(2013) Croatian scientific productivity and visibility in the field of biology measured by journals indexed in WoS 1991–2005. Periodicum biologorum, 115, 1, 37-47.
Letina, S.; Zauder, K.; Jokić, M. (2012) The productivity of Croatian psychologists: A scientometric analysis of network cooperation on works indexed in the WoS database from 1991 to 2010. Suvremena psihologija, 15, 1, 97-117.
Jokić, M.; Zauder, K.; Letina, S. (2010): Croatian scholarly productivity 1991-2005 measured by journals indexed in Web of Science. Scientometrics. 83 (2), pp. 375-395.
Jokić, M. (2009): H-index as a new scientometric indicator. Biochemia Medica. 19 (1), pp. 5-9.
Andreis, M.; Jokić, M. (2008): An impact of Croatian journals measured by citation analysis from SCI-expanded database in time span 1975-2001. Scientometrics. 75 (2), pp. 263-288.
Jokić, M. (2003): Evaluation of Croatian journals covered by the ISI databases (Institute for Scientific Information). Periodicum biologorum. 105 (1), pp. 95-98.
Jokić, M.; Sirotić, G. (2002): The communicability of the journal Acta botanica croatica over the 1991-2000 period. Acta Botanica Croatica. 61 (2), pp. 221-230.
Jokić, M. (2002): Quality journals – basic evaluation elements. Periodicum biologorum. 104 (4), pp. 487-493.
Jokić, M. (2000): Scientometric evaluation of the projects in biology funded by the Ministry of Science and Technology, Republic of Croatia, in the 1991-1996 period. Periodicum biologorum. 102 (1), pp. 129-142.
Jokić, M. (1998): The significance of Acta Adriatica in scientific communication in the field of marine biology, fisheries and oceanography. Acta Adriatica. 39 (1), pp. 81-90.
Jokic, M.(1997) Analysis of Users’ Search of CD-ROM Databases in the National and University Library in Zagreb.Information Processing & Managament, 33, 6,785-802.
Jokić, M. (1994): Visibility of articles from Croatia in the Biological Abastracts database. Periodicum biologorum. 96 (4), pp. 504-505.
Jokić, M. (1992): Information Value of Papers written in Slavonic Languages in the MEDLINE database. Online Review. 16 (1), pp. 17-27.