Scientometric Dimensions of Innovation Communication Productivity of the Chemistry Division at Bhabha Atomic Research Centre

Kademani, B. S. and Vijai Kumar, * and Surwase, Ganesh and Anil Sagar, * and Lalit Mohan, * and Gaderao, C. R. and Anil Kumar, * and Kalyane, V. L. and Prakasan, E. R. and Vijai Kumar, * Scientometric Dimensions of Innovation Communication Productivity of the Chemistry Division at Bhabha Atomic Research Centre. Malaysian Journal of Library & Information Science, 2005, vol. 10, n. 1, pp. 65-89. [Journal article (Paginated)]


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Scientrometric analysis of 1733 papers published by the teams comprising total of 926 participating scientists at Chemistry Division of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) during 1970-1999 in the domains: Radiation & Photochemistry and Chemical Dynamics (649), Solid State Studies (558), Inorganic, Structural and Materials Chemistry (460) and Theoretical Chemistry (66) were analysed for yearwise productivity, authorship pattern and collaboration. The highest number of publicationsin a year were 98 and 104 produced in 1989 and 1996 respectively. Average number of publications per year were 57.76. Highest collaboration coefficient 1.0 was in 1977 and 1999. The authors with most prolific publications were J. P. Mittal (204), R. M. Iyer (190), J. V. Yakhmi (156), V. K. Jain (106), Hari Mohan (96), K. N. Rao (92), I. K. Gopalakrishnan (80), P. N. Moorthy (78), T. Mukherjee (77), and S. K. Kulshreshtha (74). The core journals preferred for publishing with high number of publications were: Indian Journal of chemistry - A (96), Radiation Physics and Chemistry (92), Chemical Physics Letters (67), Journal of Physical Chemistry (59) and Indian Journal of Chemistry (45). Publication concentration was (28.57%) and publication density was (5.48). Top ranking journals publishing chemistry division,BARC publications were from UK (471), India (326), The Netherlands (302), USA (277) and Switzerland (104).

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: Scientometrics; Bibliometrics; Individual division; Individual department; Individual institution; R & D laboratory; Publication productivity; Authorship pattern; Collaboration Coefficient; Channels of communication; BARC; Chemistry Division; Lotka’s Law ; Bradford distributon.
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: * Anil Kumar
Date deposited: 31 Oct 2006
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:02


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