Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln


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Summer 6-28-2021

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The study examines the research productivity of the DESIDOC Journal of Library and Information Technology (DJLIT) for a selected period of 2012-2020. In 2012, the Scopus database started indexing DJLIT publications, and it was the motivation behind choosing this specific period for the present study. The sourced data for the present study was extracted from the Scopus database covering the period 2012-2020. The various bibliometric parameters have been applied, such as year-wise distribution of publications with citations, RCI, ACPP, CAI, Citation analysis, the collaboration of authors, institutions and countries to measure the research productivity. The study's findings revealed that the number of publications over the years fluctuates up and down but expanded when the journal was indexed in Scopus. Further, joint authors' contribution found high at the rate of 358(67.42%), followed by single authorship 173(32.58%). The author, B. M. Gupta, was the most productive and cited author during the study period. The University of Delhi contributed 42 publications and identified as first among the top ten highly effective institutions. The study concludes that the DJLIT publishes good quality research articles covering the different aspects of library and information science disciplines. It comes under Q2 scoring category of journal citation ranking.