Indian Journal of Information Sources and Services (IJISS)
Scientometric Analysis of Library and Information Science Research Output in Asian CountriesAuthor : W. J. Jeyaraj
Volume 2 No.2 July-December 2012 pp 55-60
This study explores that the publication trends of scholarly database of web of science in Library and information science (LIS) during 1973 to 2012. This study also reveals the trend in authorship pattern and collaborative research in network security with a sample of 388 articles downloaded from the database of web of knowledge during 1973 to 2012 (four decades) with 108 LCS and 1404 TGCS and 9958-time cited reference also measured. The growth trend is booming taken the sample duration in this field LIS research output. The study also indicates that multi-authors productivity is dominant, single research also exists. The proportion of single authored papers has shown a declining trend during the period 2002 – 2007. The degree of collaboration in research is 0.95 in network security research productivity.
Library Science; Information science, Authorship Pattern, Collaborative Research, Solo Contribution, Collaborative Index