Research Publication Trends in Indian LIS Journals: A Scientometric Study

Waghmode, Shahaji Shankar and Lathkar, Ravindra A and Kulkarni, Jagdish N Research Publication Trends in Indian LIS Journals: A Scientometric Study. Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal), 2020, vol. 2020, pp. 1-15. [Journal article (Paginated)]

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This paper explores the Scientometric analysis of three reputed library and information science journals published from India such as Annals of Library and information studies (ALIS), SRELS Journal of Information Management and DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology (DJLIT). Total 673 articles published during 2015 to 2019 are analysed by applying Scientometric parameters such as year-wise distribution of articles, authorship pattern, degree of collaboration, relative growth rate , doubling time and productivity trends using Lotka’s etc. Study revealed that the Degree of Collaboration was quite high i.e. 463 (0.69) in terms of collaborators contribution and the value of the relative growth rates (RGR) has decreased from 2015 (0.67) to 2019 (0.19) in the span of five years. The doubling time (DT) value has found increased from 1.03 to 3.64 in the respective years.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: Indian LIS Journals, LIS research trend, Subject growth, Bibliographic Analysis, Relative Growth Rate & Doubling Time, Lotka’s Law; Scientific productivity; Kolmogorov Smirnov (K.S) test.
Subjects: B. Information use and sociology of information > BB. Bibliometric methods
Date deposited: 13 Sep 2020 08:20
Last modified: 13 Sep 2020 08:20


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