Bibliometric Analysis of Indian Journal of Nuclear Medicine (2014 – 2018)Author : P. Vijayakumar, G. Sivasubramaniyan and M. Saraswati Rao
Volume 9 No.1 January-March 2019 pp 122-127
The study aims to analyze the published papers of the journal titled “Indian Journal of Nuclear Medicine” using various bibliometric parameters for the period from 2014 to 2018. The total number of documents was 513 downloaded from the Elsevier’s Scopus bibliographic database. The analysis covers mainly annual growth of publication, citations, type of document, authorship pattern, the average number of references, top ten prolific authors/institutions, and keywords frequency, etc. The results reveal that an increasing trend has been found in the annual production of publications during the five years study period. The most productive year is 2017 with 114 (22.22%) and there is 4.93% of the average growth of publications identified. The highest citations is been received in the year 2014 with 195 (36.25%) and the majority of the researchers preferred document form has been articles with 400 (77.97%). The publications h-index value varies from 3-4 and the study also explains that “All India Institute of Medical Science (AIMS)” identified as the most productive institution with 79 (15.40%). Majority of the publications are 388 (75.63%) contributed by Indian authors followed by Turkey with 32 (6.24).
Bibliometrics, Authorship Pattern, Scopus, Indian Journal of Nuclear Medicine
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