Content Analysis of Open Access LIS Journal “ALIS” (2002 - 2011)

Lokhande , Rahul S Content Analysis of Open Access LIS Journal “ALIS” (2002 - 2011). International Journal of Information Dissemination and Technalogy, 2013. (Submitted) [Journal article (Unpaginated)]

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The present study investigated the trends of LIS open access Journal “ALIS”by analysing articles, authors and LIS subjects covered in the articles. Quantitative content analysis was carried out for which the data were analysed in order to project literature growth, authorship pattern and related bibliometric phenomena. The analysis indicates that there were 283 articles published during 2002 to 2011. The authorship pattern indicates that the majority of articles published with multi-authorship. Authors from teaching faculty were paid more interest in “ALIS”. The subject coverage of this journal is mostly towards bibliometric and scientometric study, covering other LIS subjects in the articles. The analysis of data clearly indicates that OA ejournal “ALIS”rapidly establishing themselves as a most viable media for scholarly communication.

Item type: Journal article (Unpaginated)
Keywords: Content analysis, Bibliometric study, Scientometrics and Informetrics.
Subjects: I. Information treatment for information services > IB. Content analysis (A and I, class.)
Depositing user: Rahul Lokhande
Date deposited: 19 Jan 2013 15:19
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:24
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/18283

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