Publication Patterns and Trends of Two Premier Indian LIS Journals: An Analysis of Scopus Indexed International Papers

Sa, Manoj Kumar and Barik, Nilaranjan and Nikhandia, Pradip Kumar Publication Patterns and Trends of Two Premier Indian LIS Journals: An Analysis of Scopus Indexed International Papers. Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal), 2021, n. 6441. [Journal article (Unpaginated)]

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The study examines the scientometric dimension of international papers published in two Scopus indexed LIS journals of India -Annals of Library and Information Studies (ALIS) and DESIDOC Journal of Library and Information Technology (DJLIT) from 2012 to 2020. Analyzes the authorship pattern, degree of collaboration and applicability of Lotka’s inverse square law. One of the major findings of the study indicates that a total of 346 authors has contributed to international papers published during 2012- 2020.

Item type: Journal article (Unpaginated)
Keywords: Collaborative Index, Degree of Collaboration, Collaborative Coefficient, Lotka’s inverse square law, K-S Goodness of Fit test, ALIS, DJLIT
Subjects: A. Theoretical and general aspects of libraries and information. > AA. Library and information science as a field.
Depositing user: Nilaranjan Barik
Date deposited: 15 Dec 2021 09:49
Last modified: 15 Dec 2021 09:49


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