BIBLIOMETRIC ANALYSIS OF THE PLANT TAXONOMY JOURNAL NELUMBO, 2004-2011
Author(s): Hemanta Kumar Das
This study carried out a bibliometric analysis of 210 papers and 2999 citations published in the journal Nelumbo published by the of Botanical Survey of India for the period 2004 to 2011.Yearwise distribution of contributions in their different volumes, authorship pattern, degree of collaboration, length of papers, citation pattern, average citation per contribution per volume, type of documents and their citations, subjectwise distribution of papers, rank list of cited journals, ranking of contributors have been studied. Joint authorship pattern comes 74.76% which is higher than single authorship pattern. Out of 2999 citations maximum 52.59% are from journals. Number of papers on New Record comes in first place with 20%.The Journal of Hattori Botany Lab. Comes in top in journal rank study which is a foreign journal followed by two Indian journals i.e. Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany and the studied journal Nelumbo respectively.