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Date of this Version

2018

Abstract

The present study analyses the Journal of Information Science for the time frame 2005 to 2014. The data for the study was retrieved from the official website of the journal. The analysis of the publications was done using various parameters such as authorship pattern, Degree of Collaboration, Collaborative index, Collaborative Coefficient, Country wise share of total publications. The findings of the study include the highest number of contributions to the journal were from UK (16.35%) followed by USA (13.57%). The values of Collaborative Coefficient (CC), Collaborative Index and Degree of Collaboration (DC) indicated that the authorship trend is shifting towards multi authorship.

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