Impact and Influence of Two Premier Physics Journals: A Comparative Bibliometric Study

Sahu, Sad Bihari and Swain, Dillip K . Impact and Influence of Two Premier Physics Journals: A Comparative Bibliometric Study., 2014 In: Facets of Modern Librarianship. S. K. Book Agency, New Delhi, pp. 28-43. [Book chapter]


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This study attempts to provide comparative trends of publications and citation behaviours of two leading Physics journals namely, ‘Advances in Physics’ and ‘Annual Review of Astronomy and Astrophysics’ that carries immense significance to bibliometric scholars in general and the readers of these journals in particular.

Item type: Book chapter
Keywords: Bibliometric studies, citation counts, citation analysis
Subjects: B. Information use and sociology of information > BB. Bibliometric methods
Depositing user: Dr. Dillip K Swain
Date deposited: 03 Jun 2014 06:01
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:31


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