Singapore Journal of Library and Information Management: A Bibliometric Study (2008-2012)Author : R.Vijayanathan
Volume 4 No.2 July-December 2014 pp 17-20
This paper examines the articles published in the Singapore journal of library and information management journal Present analysis covers the areas like article distribution pattern, authorship pattern, reference, and geographical distribution of authors, etc. At the time of data mining of said journal, 25 articles were published during the period 2008-2012. Singapore since being the host country, as such proved to be one of the major contributors of the journal in every respect. Individual contribution of authors to the journal has been tabulated as per articles contributed, highlighted in their standing order. After analysing 435 references, on average 17.40 references have been assigned to each article. Researchers from 4 different countries across the world have contributed research articles to the journal during the period of study. 48.00 % articles contributed to the journal during the period of study are based on co-authorship pattern,unveiling the fact that most of the research undertaken these days is on joint authorship pattern.
Bibliometrics, references distribution, quantitative techniques, Singapore journal of library and information management journal