Asian Journal of Information Science and Technology (AJIST)
Evaluation of E-Journals in Library and Information Science based on Three Websites: A Case StudyAuthor : C. Ranganathan
Volume 1 No.2 July-December 2011 pp 26-30
This article to explain the growth of e-journals in Library and Information Science along with the methodology employed in the study analyzed and interprets data, pertaining to a total sample of 136 e-journals available in three websites using only three popular search engines (Google, Altavista, Yahoo) in regard to their subject coverage, country of publication, year of publication, frequency and cost during the period 1995 to 2010. It reveals that 38.97% of the total e-journals in Library and Information Science cover IT (Information Technology) as their thrust area; 56.15% of them are published from USA; 96.18% of e-journals are published in English; 41.22% re published quarterly; and 61.02% of them are fee based journals.
E-Journals, LIS Journals, Online Search, Web Periodicals