LIS Research in Pakistan: An Analysis of Pakistan Library and Information Science Journal 1998-2007

Naseer, Mirza Muhammad and Mahmood, Khalid LIS Research in Pakistan: An Analysis of Pakistan Library and Information Science Journal 1998-2007. Library Philosophy and Practice, 2009, vol. 2009, n. June. [Journal article (On-line/Unpaginated)]

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This article reports the results of an analysis of literature published in Pakistan Library andInformation Science Journal (PLISJ) during 1998-2007. Various characteristics of literature were analyzed to observe prevailing trends in Library and Information Science (LIS) research in Pakistan. Analysis includes subject covered in articles published in PLISJ; geographic distribution of authors; country of origin of authors; collaboration among authors; contributions to literature on the basis of gender; type of research; language of the article and publication output of PLISJ. Results of the study are compared to previous studies and some recommendations are given for the advancement of LIS research in Pakistan.

Item type: Journal article (On-line/Unpaginated)
Keywords: LIS research, Pakistan, Pakistan Library and Information Science Journal
Subjects: A. Theoretical and general aspects of libraries and information. > AA. Library and information science as a field.
B. Information use and sociology of information.
G. Industry, profession and education.
B. Information use and sociology of information. > BB. Bibliometric methods.
A. Theoretical and general aspects of libraries and information.
Depositing user: Dr. Mirza Muhammad Naseer
Date deposited: 24 Nov 2009
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:15
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/13803

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