A bibliometric analysis of the Journal of Academic Librarianship for the period of 2012-2016

Abstract

Author(s): C. Ganganna

- The purpose of this paper is to present a detailed analysis of The Journal of Academic Librarianship, literature that has been published in international journals from 2012 to 2016, determining the intellectual structure of both fields and their maturity as academic fields of study. Using a quantitative methodology for literature study, named bibliometric analysis, relevant papers were obtained from online website of Journal of Academic Librarianship,. An initial number of 512 records were identified and, after applying various filters, a total of 477 papers identified for study. In all with an average 95.4% articles were published each year, two authorship is leading authorship trend but also three authored articles have shown good number of contribution.

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