Pramana - Journal of Physics: A scientometric analysis

Kumar, Anil and Prakasan, E. R. and Kalyane, V. L. and Kumar, Vijai Pramana - Journal of Physics: A scientometric analysis. Annals of Library and Information Studies, 2008, vol. 55, pp. 201-211. [Journal article (Paginated)]

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Focuses on publishing trend; impact factor; authorship pattern; types of articles; institutional collaboration of authors; affiliated institutions of authors; countries of contributing authors; keyword analysis; and referencing pattern. The number of articles being published in Pramana and its ISI impact factor are increasing. There is an upward trend in number of collaborated papers. Authors from University of Delhi, Delhi; Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai, India; Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad, India; Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar, India; Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India; Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India etc. contributed most number of articles. One fourth of the total articles published in Pramana are from out side India, the host country of the journal and the number of articles submitting from other countries is also increasing. Cosmology; Supersymmetry; Chaos; Quantum Chromodynamics; Phase Transition; and Quark-Gluon Plasma are the leading micro-fields of physics to which maximum number of articles published in Pramana. The average number of references per article is found as 21.85 and it is 104.4 when the average is taken only for review articles.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: Pramana; Phyics Journals; scientometric analysis
Subjects: H. Information sources, supports, channels. > HA. Periodicals, Newspapers.
Depositing user: E.R. Prakasan
Date deposited: 09 Aug 2010
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:17
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/14828

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