International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 2, Issue 12, Part A (2016)
Information research: South African journal of library and information science (2005-2015): A bibliometric study
Suresha GP and Narayanaswamy BV
This paper deals with the analysis of the 179 contributions of the journal entitled “South African Journal of Library and Information Science” published during 2005-2015. It examines year wise, authorship pattern, citation analysis, length of the contributions etc. The study shows that most of the contributions of this journal are contributed by double author 80(44.69%) and geographical distribution shows that most of the contributions are contributed from South Africa Citation analysis of 6274 citations, types of publications cited and preparing of ranked list of cited journals in contributions of this journal. The study reveals that Books are the most cited publication amongst the library and information scientists and the source journal i.e.
How to cite this article:
Suresha GP, Narayanaswamy BV. Information research: South African journal of library and information science (2005-2015): A bibliometric study. Int J Appl Res 2016;2(12):39-44.