A Citations Analysis and Assessment of Research Productivity: Trends and Growth


Author(s): Dr. S. DHANAVANDAN

Indian Citation Index (ICI) database is an abstracts and citation database intended to measure and perform two basic functions, general literature search and evaluation using citations similar to international databases. This paper is discussed about the published research articles and its citation available in the Indian Citation Index by the authors from Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar. The relevant are data collected from Indian Citation Index and it was were analyzed. During the period of the last ten year (2005-2014) 3233 articles were published which are indexed in Indian Citation Index. The growth rate of article productivity increased from 2005 onwards upto 2010 in Indian journals but after 2010 it was in the decreasing order

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