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Date of this Version

6-6-2020

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Abstract

The present study is done by collecting and analyzing the references from the thirty theses submitted to the Department of Library and Information Science, Gauhati University in between 2011 to 2017. The year-wise distribution of theses is tabulated. From the 30 theses, 3684 citations have been retrieved where journals are found to be the most preferable source material followed by books and conference proceedings. Among the top 40 highly cited journals, 18 journals are from the UK followed by 14 from India. DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology is on top rank with 72 citations. The citation half-life of literature is found approximately as 12 years.

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