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An Analysis of the Research Productivity of Faculty Members: A Case Study of Bishop Heber College, Tiruchirappalli
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This paper presents a bibliometric analysis of the Bishop Heber College research output, over the 20 years’ period from 1998 to 2018. In a period of 20 years, Bishop Heber College has published 599 publications of which were published in the highly reputed journals (SCOPUS listed journals) in core subjects of Science and Humanities with the average of 10 papers per year. Over the last 10 years’ time period has increased research publications over the most recent 7-year window compared with the first 10 years. Based on citations, from 2007 to 2011, the average citation rate is high and the institute has published 119 research articles during this period. The number of citations highest (343 citations) in the year 2010 (29 publications; with citation 24 publications; in the average number of citation per article is 11.83). The degree of collaboration is 0.98 and collaboration index is lowest in the year 1988 (2.00) and highest in the year 2010 (4.76). The compound annual growth rate is .3768 or in percentage 37.68%. The highest number of collaborations (based institutions) with Bharathidasan University and country wise with Ireland has 15 publications. Overall, the Bishop Heber College research is well-cited and published with top-ranked journals in the globe.