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Date of this Version

Summer 4-7-2017


Abstract: This article analyzed the various components of the articles published in the Journal of Biofuels from 2010 – 2016. Various quality aspects of the 106 research articles and 376 authors were examined by growth of contributions by year and issue, authorship patterns by year and volume, authorship patterns, author productivity, authorship patterns by global, most prolific contributors and degree of collaboration. The average number of authors per paper is 3.462 and the average productivity per author is 0.288. The average degree of collaboration is 0.933 during the period under study. The majority 99 (93.396%) of the total contributions represents collaborative research.