TRANSACTIONS OF THE INDIAN CERAMIC SOCIETY: A BIBLIOMETRIC STUDY
Author(s): BIDHAN CHAUDHURI
In this study an attempt is made to investigate the scholarly communications in Transactions of the Indian Ceramic Society journal during 2000-2011 and to study its publication trends. For the analysis of the study 12 volumes containing 48 issues have been taken up for evaluation. It is observed that, contributions of articles to each volume is not consistent and on an average 26 articles have been published in each volume. Two authored articles are found to be the highest followed by three and four authored articles. The average degree of collaboration is 0.876. In total 8536 citations have been appended to 308 articles during the period 2000-2011. Journals (80.51%) are the major source of information used by authors followed by books (10.72%). During the period 108 citations have been taken from the source journal. Number of articles written in national collation collaboration is 77 (25%) whereas that of written in international collaboration is only 10 (3.25%).