Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Date of this Version

Spring 12-10-2019

Document Type



Verma, N., Research Output of Library Review (2000-2017): Scientometirc Analysis. International Journal of Library and Information Studies, Vol. 8(1), 2018, pp. 210-217. http://www.i

2. Gupta, B.M., Dhawan, S.M. and Gupta, R., World Mobile Research : A Scientometric Assessment of Research Publications Output during 2007-16. Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal), 2017.

3. Dhawan, S. M., Gupta, B. M., & Gupta, R., Research in Electronic Publishing Field: A Scientometric Assessment of Publications Output during 2005-14. Annals of Library and Information Studies, Vol. 63(1), 2016, pp. 59–67.

4. Kumar, K., A Scientometric Study of Digital Literacy in Online Library Information Science and Technology Abstracts (LISTA). Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal), 2014.

5. Santhakumar, R., and Kaliyaperumal, K., Mapping of Mobile Technology Publications: A Scientometric Approach. DESIDOC Journal of Library and Information Technology, Vol. 34(4), 2014, pp. 298–303.

6. Rathinasabapathy, G., Bluetongue research: a scientometric profile based on CAB direct online. Asian Journal of Library and Information Science, Vol. 5(1-2), 2013, pp. 47-54.

7. Kumar, R.S. & Kaliyaperumal, K., A scientometric analysis of mobile technology publications. Scientometrics, Vol. 105, 2015, pp. 921-939.

8. Mahapatra, M. (1985). On the validity of the theory of exponential growth of scientific literature. In proceeding of the 15th IASLIC Conference, Bangalore, 1985, pp. 61-70.


This paper is a scientometric study focus on the publications on the title of e-resources based on Scopus database during the period of 1993-2018. A total 167 research articles were published on the title e-resources during the study period. The maximum numbers of publications 24 were published in 2013 followed by 21 in the year 2012. A fluctuation was found in annual growth rate during the period of study. The highest AGR is in the year 2009 with 800. The most prolific author was Bhardwaj, R.K. contributing 6 publications, followed by Bhat, N.A. and Tripathi, M. scored second rank in the list with 5 publications. It was found that the leading source title is Desidoc Journal of Library and Information Technology with 31 publications, leading keyword is e-resources with 52 publications and leading affiliation is University of Delhi with 12 publications. It found that the single most prevalent type of publications was journal articles, in which 115(68.86%) of the total publications was published.