Informetrics on M. N. Srinivas

Devarai, Rajashekhar S. and Ramesh, L. S. R. C. V. and Hussain, M. V. Informetrics on M. N. Srinivas. Annals of Library Science and Documentation, 1998, vol. 45, n. 4, pp. 125-135. [Journal article (Paginated)]


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M. N. Srinivas, the well known sociologist is widely recognised as architect of modern Indian sociology and social anthropology. His publications have been analysed by year, domain, authorship pattern, channels of communication used. Keywords, etc. The results indicate that the papers published by him are of a nature that qualify him to be a 'role model' for the younger generations to emulate. By the end of 1995, Srinivas had to his credit 144 papers which, included 33 broad papers in sociology and anthropology; 18 papers in social change; 28 papers in village studies; 12 papers on religion; 17 papers on caste and 36 papers of general popular interest. The periods 1958-61 and 1974-77, when Srinivas was 38-41 and 58-61 years old. were his most productive periods with highest publication activity.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: Informetrics, M.N. Srinivas, Publication productivity, Biographical bibliometrics, Individual scientists, Publication Productivity, Scientometrics, Science of science, Biobibliometrics, Scientific research output
Subjects: B. Information use and sociology of information > BA. Use and impact of information.
B. Information use and sociology of information > BB. Bibliometric methods
B. Information use and sociology of information > BD. Information society.
A. Theoretical and general aspects of libraries and information. > AA. Library and information science as a field.
Depositing user: * Anil Sagar
Date deposited: 24 Jan 2005
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:00


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