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Date of this Version

2019

Abstract

Research is the one of the most reliable criteria to evaluate the quality of and educational institutes. And the quality can determine by the terms of quantitative evaluation of research publications of institutional scholars with scientometric analysis, this study executed to check the performance, growth and sustainability of scholarly research work carried out at Gujarat University in between year 2008 to 2017. The basic data obtained from the bibliographic database SCOPUS where the total 1248 records searched and analyzed. The result brings up some interesting facts and figures. Study reflects Journals as the most favored publications with 81.97% coverage. Degree of Collaboration (DC) 0.96 indicates that the most research work jointly carried out by Gujarat University scholars. Study shows the tremendous growth of research and research to more than double in decade from 88 publications of 2008 to 189 publications in 2017, publications increase nearby 2.14 times. Citation analysis indicated 77.72% publications cited by single or more times. The researchers point out remarkable growth and upward movement in Gujarat University research. The most work performed in collaborative way however the international collaboration required being increase. The study recognizes some barrier to count the accurate quantitative analysis, like language, regional seminars and conferences publications and un-indexed publications. The possible future study with the Gujarat University faculty publications indexed in other platforms, which should provide the precise analysis of faculty research work of Gujarat University.

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