A Comparative Scientometric Analysis on Contribution of Two Library and Information Science Journals in India during 2014-2017

  • B Suresh University Librarian, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • A Selvam Research Scholar, Department of Library and Information Science, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • V Singaravelu Research Scholar, Department of Library and Information Science, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • M K G Rajev Research Scholar, Department of Library and Information Science, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, Tamilnadu, India
Keywords: Scientometic Study, Comparative analysis, Authorship Pattern, IJODLS, IJLIS, Library and Information Science

Abstract

This study make a comparative analysis on various parameters on the two library and information science journals for the period of 2014 to 2017. The two journals are International Journal of Library and Information Studies (IJLIS) and International Journal of Digital Library Services (IJODLS). The current study has done in order to access the comparative literature growth through various patterns such as comparison of year-wise distribution and issue-wise distribution of articles, comparison of authorship pattern, comparison of degree of collaboration among authors and comparison of length of articles. The current study discovered that IJLIS journal have published 371 articles and IJODLS journal have published 200 articles during the study period. It was found that IJLIS journals have published more articles than IJODLS journal during the study. It was found that two authors were published more articles in both the journals. It is also revealed that on the average of both the journals has more or less similar degree of collaboration among authors. It was found that both the journals have encouraged the authors in the field of library and information science by publishing good number of original, standard and quality articles.

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2018-07-30
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Suresh, B., Selvam, A., Singaravelu, V., & Rajev, M. K. G. (2018). A Comparative Scientometric Analysis on Contribution of Two Library and Information Science Journals in India during 2014-2017. Shanlax International Journal of Arts, Science and Humanities, 6(1), 1-6. Retrieved from http://shanlaxjournals.in/journals/index.php/sijash/article/view/102
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