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Date of this Version

Winter 11-29-2019

Document Type



APA style


This article is written using google scholar for identifying the research publications of LIS teachers and analyzing the impact of research publications. The collected data is analysand and discussed by using simple tables and charts.


This study aims to investigate the research productivity and impact of LIS teachers in Karnataka state through the citation analysis using Google Scholar. This study also analyzes the research productivity of schools and teachers of LIS to rank them. The study confined its scope to the present working LIS teachers in LIS schools of Karnataka state. In this paper, research productivity and impact of LIS teachers is carried out with number of articles published, number of citations received, h-index and i10 index. The data was collected from the Google Scholar database because it is a known fact that google scholar is a comprehensiveness database of scholarly literature. The collected data have been analysed and results are reported with appropriate inferences. 1199 research papers published by LIS teachers of Karnataka state. There are 11 research articles which have been cited 50 or more times each. Mysore University, Karnatak University and Karnataka State Women University occupy top three positions in the number of articles published. The study also examines the h-index raking of LIS teachers, Sampath Kumar B T occupy first position. Biradar B S, Kumbar B D and Biswanath Dutta occupy second position. The highest number of publications from LIS teachers is during 2014-2019(till July) is 38.20% and least is 4.34% during 1994-1998.