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Date of this Version

2018

Citation

Bhanu Partap (2018). Indian Journal of Agricultural Library and Information Services: A Bibliometric Study (2008-2016). Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal), Paper-

Comments

This paper is related with bibliometric analysis of Indian Journal of Agricultural Library and Information Services and written by Dr. Bhanu Partap, Assistant Librarian, Nehru Library, CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar- 125 004 (India). The results could find some interested facts about the journal and will be helpful for researchers to know the latest trends, which are going in their current research field of specialization.

Abstract

The present study is based on the bibliometric analysis of 161 articles published in 09 volumes (24-32) of 18 issues of Indian Journal of Agricultural Library and Information Services (IJALIS) for the period of nine years (2008-2016). This article brings out the results of a bibliometric study carried on all the issues of the source journal (IJALIS) on various parameters such as authorship pattern, gender wise distribution of papers, length of papers, average number of references, volume & issue wise average papers, geographical distribution of articles, range of reference cited and most prolific authors of the journal. The study finds that on an average, 18 research articles were published per volume in a year during the period of study, whereas, maximum number (39.75%) of articles was two authored followed by single authored (32.36%). Karnataka begged the top rank among all the 20 contributed states of India from where maximum number of contribution in the journal.

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