Citing patterns in Open Access journals: a study of D-Lib Magazine

Nazim, Mohammad Citing patterns in Open Access journals: a study of D-Lib Magazine. Gyankosh: The Journal of Lib. & Info. Management, 2010, vol. 1, n. 2, pp. 68-82. [Journal article (Paginated)]

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The study was intended to investigate the pattern of citing references of research articles published in D-Lib Magazine during 2002-2008. A total of 4775 citations were collected from 295 articles published during the period. Articles classified as editorial materials, power point slides, book reviews, columns, reports and news items were excluded. References all articles were collected and Microsoft Office Excel 2007 was used for analyses. The aspects analysed focus on year-wise distribution of articles and cited references, types of documents cited, country and language of cited documents, file format and domain of cited references, etc. The study shows the changing trends of research in the field of library & information science and its stress on digital libraries and Internet and World Wide Web. Current research is found give more importnce to digital library, Internet and other digital and web resources.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: Citation Analysis, Open Access Journals, D-Lib Magazine, Citation Pattern
Subjects: A. Theoretical and general aspects of libraries and information. > AB. Information theory and library theory.
Depositing user: Dr. Mohammad Nazim
Date deposited: 18 Apr 2012
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:22


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