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Date of this Version

9-15-2016

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Dear Sir,

I would like to submit my research paper entitled, Scientometric Dimensions of Scientific Publications on Malaysian Journal of Library and Information Science, 1996 to 2014’ to publish in your reputed journal for future issue.

Kindly acknowledge for the same.

Thanking you,

C.VELMURUGAN

Abstract

This paper aims to evaluate the scientific publication research productivity in Malaysian Journal of Library and Information Science (MJLIS) for period of nineteen years between 1996 and 2014 with total of 315 research publications. For the purpose of this present study, the various attributes of this publication to know about chronology wise total papers, total authors, total citations, average authors per paper, average citation per paper, exponential growth rate, degree of collaboration, collaborative index, relative growth rate, doubling time, co-authorship index, subject wise distribution, institution and country wise distribution and length of papers have also analyzed. The scientometric tools and techniques such as Degree of Collaboration, Collaborative Index, Exponential Growth Rate, and Co-authorship index for measuring the output so as to arrive the appropriate results and findings during the period of study. The results reveal that out of 315 papers, 8.89% are the greatest number of research outputs in the year 2011 and the lowest number 4.13% are in the year 1998. The highest number of average authors per paper is 2.90 in the year 2012 and the average Exponential growth rate is 1.007 and showing the increasing trend in the journal. The highest number of citations is in the year 2010 whereas the least number of citations are in 1998.

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