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Dear Editor,

I am hereby submitting the manuscript for publication in “Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)”. I assure that this manuscript has neither been published in any other journal nor submitted for publication in any other journal. I also undertake along with the other authors that animal/human study (if any) was taken after the prior approval of the relevant country/institutional ethical committee. I and on behalf of my co-authors, I declare “No conflict of interest”. I assure you that this article does not have any plagiarism. Kindly consider the manuscript for publication in your journal. I abide by all rules and regulations of the journal. In future if any litigation arises in this article I will cooperate with the editor to resolve the issue. I accept the decision of the editor would be final.

Thanking you

Mr. Mallikarjun Kappi


Dr R. G. Sonkawade is an Indian professor, Department of Physics Shivaji University, Kolhapur and Advisor cum OSD to Minister, Higher and Technical Education, Govt. of Maharashtra. Former dean, Medical Physicist and Scientist, the authors studied characteristic features, pattern and citation impact of the well-known Indian scientist and professor’s scientific research works. At his 20 years of research publishing career, He had 191 publications during 1998 – 2019 in various domains and present study was analysed 90 research publications based on SCOPUS database. The study categorizes and presents the data according to year-wise contribution, authorship pattern, collaborators & degree of collaboration, preferred journals for communication, country-wise publications, top cited authors, citation history, citation impact and highly Prolific Keywords. Thus, it is suggested that ‘Scientometric Portrait’ is the suitable phrase for the studies on scientists and ‘Informetric Portrait’ for the studies pertaining to researchers in other domains such as arts, humanities, and social sciences.