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Date of this Version

Winter 12-23-2014

Citation

  1. K. C.Garg., Suresh Kumar and Kashmiri Lal, “Mapping of Indian Neuroscience research A Scientometric analysis of research output during 1999-2008”,.Neurology India, Vol.58,No.1,2013,PP.35-41.
  2. M.Vijayakumar., C.Ranganathan and G.Manikandan, “Mapping of Nanoparticle Research output in India: Scientometric Analysis”. Paper presented at the UGC-SAP National seminar on “Scientometric and Informetrics”. Organized by Department of Library and Information Science, Annamalai University on 9- 10th March 2012,PP.350-353 .
  3. C.Ranganathan, “Scientometric Dimensions of Plastics Research Literature: A Global Perspective”. Paper presented at the UGC-SAP National seminar on “Scientometric and Informetrics”. Organized by Department of Library and Information Science, Annamalai University on 9- 10th March 2012,PP.188-191
  4. K. G Pillai Sudhier and V.Priyalakshmi, ”Research publication trend among the scientists of Central Tuber Crops Research Institute (CTCRI), Thiruvananthapuram: A Scientometric Study”, Annals of Library and Information Studies , Vol.60,No.1,2013,PP.7-14.
  5. C.Ranganathan., and R. Balasubramani, . “Mapping of Green Chemistry Research in India: A Scientometric Analysis” Journal of Advances in Library and Information Science, 2.4.(2013):221-229.
  6. C.Ranganathan., and R. Balasubramani. Authorship Pattern of Digital Architecture Research Output: A Scientometric Analysis. International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology 2.12(2013):3615-3623.
  7. C.Ranganathan., and R. Balasubramani. Scientometric Profile of Research Activities on Green Energy: An Indian Perspective. IMPACT: International Journal of Research in Applied, Natural and Social Sciences 2.1(2014):23-30.
  8. C.Ranganathan, . “Performance of Research Productivity on Digital Architecture based on Web of Science Database: a Scientometric analysis’. International Journal of Library and Information Studies 4.2(2014).: 140-151.

Abstract

The study examines Oceanography Research in India as revealed by the scholarly publication indexed in Aquatic Science and Fisheries Abstract (ASFA) data base for a period of fifteen years from 2008 to 2013. It was seen that the analyses included research growth, author productivity, authorship pattern, Geographical distribution of the literature, global publications’ share, of international collaborative papers and major collaborative partner countries and patterns of research communication in most productive journals. The study reveals that, most of the researchers preferred to publish their research results in journals; as such 61.78% of articles were published in journals, more numbers of articles were published in the year 2013. It is observed that author productivity is not in agreement with Lotka's law, but productivity distribution data partially fits the law when the value of Chi-square to 199.01. Further this study also identified to analyses coverage growth rates, coverage growth rates, source wise. Degree of collaboration, institutions wise and Geographical wise distribution of the literature.

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