Mapping of Research Productivity of College and Research Libraries News (C&RL News) during 1996-2019: A Scientometric Approach

Gireesh Kumar, T. K. and Kunwar, Singh and Somesh, Rai and Das, K C Mapping of Research Productivity of College and Research Libraries News (C&RL News) during 1996-2019: A Scientometric Approach. Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal), 2020, n. 4310, pp. 1-18. [Journal article (Paginated)]

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College & Research Libraries News (C&RL News) is the official organ of the Association of College & Research Libraries, a division of the American Library Association. It publishes peer-reviewed papers, news, case studies and other material on the latest trends and practices affecting academic and research libraries. This paper is an attempt to systematically analyze the publications of 1996-2019 in the magazine based on the data collected from the Scopus database. Authors have applied scientometric indicators such as collaboration coefficient, annual growth rate, and relative growth rate to recognize dynamics of the magazine. The Characteristics of the highly cited publications and high profile collaborative authorship are analyses. Papers and articles even without having a formal peer-review are highly cited which reveals that ACRL Research Planning and Review Committee is doing a commendable job by publishing reviews of high utility addressing contemporary trends.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: Scientometry, Annual growth rate (AGR), Relative growth rate (RGR), Doubling Time (DC), Collaboration coefficient (CC), College and research libraries news, Bibliometrics, Magazine Evaluation, Association of College and Research Libraries
Subjects: B. Information use and sociology of information > BB. Bibliometric methods
Depositing user: Dr. Gireesh Kumar T. K.
Date deposited: 24 Oct 2020 07:23
Last modified: 24 Oct 2020 18:24


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