Rangaswamy, Buddayya and Rajendra Babu, H A CORRELATION COMPARISON ANALYSIS OF TOP ARTICLES IN LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE USING CITATION AND ALTMETRIC ATTENTION SCORES. Review of Research, 2021, vol. 10, n. 7, pp. 1-8. [Journal article (Paginated)]


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The paper is a comparative analysis of the papers published in library and information science journals. Correlation comparison between the traditional citations v/s modern score is derived through altmetrics score. Aspects compared are social media attention; and correlation comparison of citation and altmetric attention scores. Top 10 LIS journals with the highest Google scholar metrics in terms of h5-index were selected for the study on the basis of highly cited articles, altmetrics attention score, country-wise twitting etc. Top ranking one got the highest citations and AAS with 1528 and 1972 respectively and also got highest online attentions from Mendeley with 1930 readers and featured in 31 tweets. USA topped the list in the tweeting high ranking articles with 73, and UK second with 51. The results found that a significant difference with a negative correlation at r (9) =-.106, p=.770. The study opines that Indian scholars need to use social media sites to enable the scholarly literature to reach the wider audience.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: Top LIS articles, Altmetrics, Tweets, Online attention score
Subjects: J. Technical services in libraries, archives, museum.
Depositing user: Mr. Rangaswamy Buddayya
Date deposited: 12 Apr 2021 01:49
Last modified: 12 Apr 2021 01:49
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/41914


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