Visualizing the Citation Analysis of Scholarly Communication of Ayurveda Research During 1923-2018: An Exploratory Study

  • Manuelraj Peter Assistant Professor & Head of Library Systems, Deanship of Library Affairs, Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • Mohamed Idhris Assistant Professor, Central Library, Deanship of Library Affairs, Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4823-3861
  • Spurgeon Anandraj Lecturer & Serials Control Librarian, Deanship of Library Affairs, Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Keywords: Bibliometric analysis, Ayurveda research, Citation analysis, Research impact

Abstract

The study aims to present a Scientometric analysis of scientific output of the Ayurveda research indexed to Scopus Database, In last two decades the ayurvedic studies clearly show the improvement in scientific research and development throughout the world, and the most of the ayurvedic research outputs are written by Indian authors and collaborated widely throughout different countries researchers. It is clearly showing that Ayurvedic research is well developed in India and significantly improved over the last two decades. This study was conducted from the data indexed from 1923 to 2018 in the multidisciplinary SCOPUS database. The analysis included analyzing total publishing patterns in terms of total articles, productive countries, organizations, Journals, productive writers, most cited articles along with citation and h-index effects. During the study period, the SCOPUS database published 2038 papers. Such papers have been further reviewed to explain findings. The main purpose of the study is to explain India’s position in publishing top Ayurvedic research papers.

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2020-07-02
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Peter, M., Idhris, M., & Anandraj, S. (2020). Visualizing the Citation Analysis of Scholarly Communication of Ayurveda Research During 1923-2018: An Exploratory Study. Shanlax International Journal of Arts, Science and Humanities, 8(1), 15-23. https://doi.org/10.34293/sijash.v8i1.3163
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