Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Date of this Version

Spring 3-28-2017


A scientometric analysis of the Journal of King Saud University-Computer and Information Sciences (JKSU-CIS) 2004-2015 has been conducted. The study explains on the various aspects of the Journal, such as its distribution of article by year, authorship patterns, authors’ degree of collaboration, authorship productivity pattern, distribution of citations by bibliographical forms, subject distributions, citation patterns, rank of cited authors, and geographical distributions of authors. This paper also highlighted institution by distributions and application of Bradford’s law of scattering. The results of this study provide a better understanding of patterns, trends and other important factors as a basis for directing research activities, sharing knowledge and collaborating in the area of computers science research