Bibliometrics, Scientometrics, Webometrics/ Cybermetrics, Informetrics and Altmetrics – an Emerging Field in Library and Information Science Research

  • P Chellappandi Assistant Professor, Department of Library & Information Science, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • C S Vijayakumar Librarian, Sourashtra College, Madurai & Ph.D Scholar, Department of Library & Information Science, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

Abstract

This Article discusses the features and the use of Metrics such as Bibliometrics, Scientometrics, Webometrics, Informetrics and Altmetrics in the field of Library and Information Science Research at present.

Published
2018-12-31
How to Cite
Chellappandi, P., & Vijayakumar, C. S. (2018). Bibliometrics, Scientometrics, Webometrics/ Cybermetrics, Informetrics and Altmetrics – an Emerging Field in Library and Information Science Research. Shanlax International Journal of Education, 7(1), 5-8. Retrieved from http://www.shanlaxjournals.in/journals/index.php/education/article/view/270
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