International Journal of Digital Library Services (IJODLS): A Bibliometric Study

  • M K G Rajev Research Scholar, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • B Suresh University Librarian, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
Keywords: Bibliometric Study, International Journal of Digital Library Services, Authorship Pattern, Degree of Collaboration, IJODLS

Abstract

This paper attempts to make a bibliometric analysis on the diverse pattern of articles which got published in the International Journal Digital Library Services for the period of 2011 to 2017. The study has done to assess the growth of literature and its output based on the articles published over the study period of time in the journal. The present study engages with diverse patterns such as year-wise and issue-wise distribution of articles, length of articles, authorship pattern and collaboration among authors, length of articles, institution affiliation of authors, geographical distribution and range of reference of the articles. The present study revealed that 290 articles were published during the period of 2011 to 2017. In 2014, the journal has published the maximum number of articles with 19.31 average per article. It was observed that the highest number of contributions of 140 articles (48.28%) was published by two authors and the degree of collaboration among authors for the period of study is 0.634. The study illustrates that the majority of 153 articles were having the length of 11 – 20 pages with the percentage of 52.76. It was discovered from the study that the authors from the universities have highest contribution of 162 articles with the percentage of 55.86. It was notified that the maximum number of articles published during the period of study is from India with 262 articles (90.34%) holding the number one position in ranking.

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2018-04-28
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