Bradford?s Law of Scatter Revisited: Scientometric Analysis Based on Biomedical Literature

Abstract

Author(s): B. Mini Devi, Vijayalekshmi C. S

The article highlights the significance of Bradford’s law in today’s information age. The classical law is applied to the Biomedical literature retrieved from medIND, online database published by Indian MEDLARS Centre. A total of 7177 original articles were scattered in 49 journals. From these journals the most productive one is Indian Journal of Pediatrics. The Bradford’s law was found unfit for the data.

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