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Gadhvi, Geeta, Chavda, Parul & Pandya, Piyush (2020). Citation Patterns followed in Research Papers of the DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology
The paper presents Citation patterns of 6914 citations appearing in 399 papers published in DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology from 2012 to 2018. The researcher identified in the paper were Volume-wise Analysis of Citations per Article, authorship pattern, forms of literature, Chronological Analysis of Citations and a ranked list of top 25 cited Library Science journals. The most cited author of DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology was Gupta B.M. The study finds that highest number of citations was single-authored (51.59 %), and 6.72 % citations were from books and only 55.07% citations were from journals. Chronological distribution of cited reference has been analyzed that the maximum number of citations are covered during the period of 2001-2010 i.e. 55647 (38.18 %).