Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln

 

Date of this Version

2016

Abstract

Abstract

The present study is based on the 8223 citations appended in the 26 doctoral theses of Philosophy submitted to Panjab University, Chandigarh, for the award of doctoral degree during 2002-2012. The main purpose of this study was to investigate authorship pattern of the citations, type and form of literature cited, and to compile a ranked list of journals in Philosophy. The study revealed that books were the most preferred sources of information used by the researchers in the field of Philosophy accounting for 40.67% of total citations, followed by journals with 17.99% citations. Badford’s law of scattering was used to identify the core journals in the field of Philosophy.

Keywords: Citation Analysis; Authorship Pattern; Journals Ranking; Bibliographic Form; Ph.D. Theses; Panjab University; Philosophy.

Share

COinS
 
 

To view the content in your browser, please download Adobe Reader or, alternately,
you may Download the file to your hard drive.

NOTE: The latest versions of Adobe Reader do not support viewing PDF files within Firefox on Mac OS and if you are using a modern (Intel) Mac, there is no official plugin for viewing PDF files within the browser window.