Citation Analysis of the Indian Journal of Information, Library and Society

Ramesh, L. S. R. C. V. and Nagaraju, A. V. S. S. Citation Analysis of the Indian Journal of Information, Library and Society. Indian Journal of Information, Library and Society, 2000, vol. 13, n. 3-4, pp. 171-179. [Journal article (Paginated)]


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Analyses the citations provided in articles of the Indian Journal of Information, Library and Society (IJILIS), during 1995-1999. The journal received 7 citations per article. About 67.5 % of articles had 1-20 citations. More citations were from the books and periodicals than the other type of materials. Tendency of authors seems to cite indegenous work more as compared to the documents published in other countries. Out of 138 citing articles, 37 articles have no references. Dr. S.R. Ranganathan was first in the rank of authors whose valuable books have been utilised by several authors more frequently and has 32 citations. Second Rank goes to V. L. Kalyane having 25 citations followed by B. B. Shukla (12 citations); P. N. Kaula (11 citations); V. Venkatappaiah (8 citations); Grogan (7 citations); Lancaster (5 citations); B. Guha, D. K. Gupta and Krishna Kumar (4 citations each); R. L. Mittal (3 citations); and Neelameghan (2 citations). English language was dominating amongst the cited articles, and it is cent percent. Only 14% citing authors had tendency of self citation, co-citation cases are 110, and only a couple of cases being repeated. More than 90 % citations were from library and information science journals. Each Journal received on an average of 7 citations.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: Indian Journal of Information, Library and Society; Citation analysis; Author rankings; Bibliographic coupling; Self-citations; Co-citations; Ranking of journals
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 > BG. Information dissemination and diffusion.
Depositing user: Sandeep Kadam
Date deposited: 09 Feb 2005
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:00


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