Mapping the Journals of Librarianship and Information Science: A Scientometric Profile

Abstract

Author(s): Akhilesh Kumar Varma

The Scientometric study of 1105 research articles published in Journal of librarianship and information science (JOLIS) has been carried out from Scopus database during 1969-2017. This paper presents a quantitative study of productivity, characteristics and various aspects of publication in the field Librarianship and Information Science (LIS). The finding shows that 36(3.26%) maximum number of articles were published in the year 1988 and 2017. It indicates that Stoker, D. has dominated the prolific author list by contributing 30 articles. It revealed that the Loughborough University has dominated the top ranked Institute list by contributing 100(21.19%) articles alone

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