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Okiy, Rose B (2003). A citation analysis of education dissertations at the Delta State University, Abraka, Nigeria. Collection Building. 22(4), 158-161

Rethlefsen M.L. (2007). Citation Analysis of Minnesota Department of Health Official Publications and Journal Articles: A Needs Assessment for the R.N.Barr Library. Journal of the Medical Library Association. 95(3), 260-266.

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Singh, K. P., & Bebi (2013). Citation analysis of Ph.D. theses in Sociology submitted to university of Delhi during 1995-2010. DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology, 33 (6), 489-493.

Stephen, G., Balamurugan, T. (2015). Open Access Literature Productivity of Library and Information Science: A DOAJ Perspective. In S. Thanuskodi (Ed.), Handbook of Research on Inventive Digital Tools for Collection Management and Development in Modern Libraries, pp. 153-169. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Tunga, S. K. (2014). Authorship pattern and degree of collaboration in journal articles: a citation study of doctoral dissertations 1991-2010. Information Studies, 20(2), 85-96.

Waltman and van Eck (2013) A systematic empirical comparison of different approaches for normalizing citation impact indicators J. Informetr., 7 (2013), pp. 833-849.

Williams, V.K & Fletcher C.L. (2006). Materials used by Mater’s students in Engineering and Implications for collection Development: a citation Analysis. (2019, October 15). Citation Analysis. Retrieved from

Yu and Yu(2014) Features of scientific papers and the relationship with their citation impact Malaysian. J. Libr. Inf. Sci., 19 (1) (2014), pp. 37-50.


Journal rankings are widely used in academic circles in evaluating the impact and quality of academic journals. The purpose of a journal ranking is to reflect the location of a journal within its field, the relative difficulty of being published in that journal, and the reputation associated with it. SCImago Journal Rank - A measure of the scientific impact of scholarly journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or reputation of the journals from which such citations come. This paper examined citation-based analysis using the SCImago journal rank to compare Library Quarterly and Library Hi-Tech journals are published from 1999 onwards particularly in the fields of library and information science. This study found that in 2018 SJR ranking, H indexes and best quartile etc. For Library Hi-Tech Journal SJR 0.75, h index is 33, Q1 is the best quartile and in 2018 about Library Quarterly Journal SJR 0.73, h index 34, and Q1 best quartile. And also found number of citable documents and non citable documents, number of self citations and total citation of the both journals from 1999 to 2018.



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