Research Productivity of Indian Authors in the Online Journal of Library Philosophy and Practice from 2008 to 2013: A Bibliometric Study/Analysis


Author(s): Muhammad Anwar, Tang Zhiwei

The Present was carried out to find out the productivity of Indian authors to library philosophy and practice from 2008 to 2013.the objectives of the study were to set to find out the production contribution by the Indian authors to the Library philosophy and practice. The Limitations were set for this study includes to find out the frequency of publications, authors' collaboration, papers length, references, most cited papers, and most productive authors. The results revealed that a total number of papers has been contributed to LPP that is 193. The most number of research papers was published in 2013 with 60(31.08%) and the least number of papers were published in 2009 with 13(6.73%). 80(41.45%) were single authors and the least number of authors were recorded four authors with 4(2.07%). As far as the length of the paper was concerned that the majority of the paper length11-15 with 70(36.26%) and 07(3.62%) papers length were 1-5 pages. The total references were found that is 3243 and most of the references were found in 2013 with 1183(50.49%) and fewer references were found in 2008 with 121(3.73%). The most cited paper was “Marketing of Library and Information Services and Products in University Libraries: A Case Study of Goa University Library,” with 86 citations. The most productive authors were identified that is S.Thanuskodi with 9 research Papers.

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