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Title: Scholarly Publication in Library and Information Science in India: A Citation Analysis of International LIS Journals
Authors: Pradhan, Dibya Kishor
Keywords: Library and Information Science
Citation Analysis
Issue Date: 12-Mar-2015
Publisher: INFLIBNET Centre
Abstract: The main purpose of the study is to determine the trend of library and information science (LIS) scholarly publication in international LIS journals by Indian authors and also intends to find out the authorship pattern, collaborative nature, research distribution, etc. as no such scholarly paper has been studied the evaluation of India’s LIS literature in international LIS journals. Citation analysis was done to study the 353 literatures in library and information science contributed by the Indian authors. The citations were taken from SCOPUS, Current Awareness Abstract-Library and Information Management and Emerald Management Review databases during the period 2001 to 2010. The bibliographic data were tabulated and classified with the help of Microsoft Excel for necessary analysis. This paper highlights the pattern and orientation of LIS literatures authored by Indian authors. The findings show how and in which manner the Indian authors are contributed to the international LIS literature and also compare the national level consequences. This paper senses the importance of Indian LIS research, as well as researcher involved in citation analysis. The study is an original research work with citation analysis of scholarly publication of LIS literatures by Indian authors in international LIS journals. The finding will have practical implication for researcher, different agencies in different areas of library information science.
ISBN: 978-93-81232-05-7
Appears in Collections:CALIBER 2015: Shimla,HP

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