Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln


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Spring 5-8-2021

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The purpose of the study was to explore the research trends of the documents, authors, countries’ share, and impacts created by studies in form of citation in a scholarly journal titled Library Management from 2013 to 2020. To meet the purpose, a bibliometric analysis of 369 documents published in the Library Management was done. The findings indicate that most of the documents published in the Library Management were articles. The overall average citation per document is 3.70. The journal has been publishing 47 documents per year. Authorship patterns indicate that there were 158 documents published in the Library Management written by solo authors. The average per article author number is just below two that is 1.74 average authors per paper. Additionally, the study indicated that Library Management published the quality research from across the globe, and on diverse aspect related to the library and information management. There is no study conducted which investigated the above-mentioned aspects of Library Management during the year 2013 to 2020. Therefore, this study evaluates the research publication trends of this important journal which is put in X category (2nd best category) by Higher Education Commission of Pakistan.