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Budapest Open Access Initiative (2002). Available at (Accessed on 30th August 2016).

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(Accessed on 20th August 2016.)

Mondal, D. (2014). “A Bibliometric Analysis of Webology (2004-2012): An International Online Journal,” International Journal of Information Dissemination and Technology, Vol. 4, No.3, pp. 201-207.

Hajam, Manzoor Ahmad, (2014). “Bibliometric analysis of Indian Journal of Clinical Bio-Chemistry from the year 2004-2013,” International Journal of Digital Library Services, Vol, 4, No.4, pp. 36-48.

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Rajev, MKG and Joseph, Saju, (2016), “A Bibliometric Analysis on Malaysian Journal of Library and Information Science,” International Research: Journal of Library and Information Science, Vol.6, No.1, pp. 159-174.

Awasthi, Shipra and Jaiswal, Babita, (2015), “Library and Information Science Journals in DOAJ: A Bibliometric Study,” International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, Vol. 6, No. 8, pp. 1476-1481.

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Paper studies bibliometric analysis of Indian open access LIS journal for five years from 2011 to 2015. Total 218 published articles were examined and analyzed for distribution of articles, authorship pattern, degree of collaboration, and geographical distribution of articles has been done. Inferences has been drawn from the analysis that journal prevalent two authorship patterns with 0.66 degree of collaboration, India as top most contributor of the articles for the journal and amongst foreign countries Nigeria is the highest contributor. Tamil Nadu is the highest contributor amongst Indian states and union territories. Journal Articles were found most prevalent source of information for writing research papers and used as citation. Calculated half-life of the journal citations found to be 9.54 years.



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