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Authorship Trends and Collaborative Research in Physics: Bibliometric Study of Publications

Library Herald Year : 2019, Volume : 57, Issue : 4 First page : ( 459) Last page : ( 475) Print ISSN : 0024-2292. Online ISSN : 0976-2469. Article DOI : 10.5958/0976-2469.2019.00030.7

Authorship Trends and Collaborative Research in Physics: Bibliometric Study of

Publications in Pramana-Journal of Physics 2006–2015

Sharma Pratibha1, Dr. Mahapatra R K2 1Library & Information Officer, Indian Institute of Mass Communication, New Delhi, 110067, E-mail: pratibha.iimc@gmail.com 2Associate Professor & Head, Department of Library & Information Science, Tripura University, Tripura, E-mail: rkmahapatra@tripurauniv.in

Abstract

The proposed study carried out the analysis of bibliometric parameters including publishing trends, authorship pattern of contributions, institution-wise distribution of contributions, country-wise distributions of contributions, intellectual collaborations and productivity of the journal, authorship pattern of the articles contributed by scientists and researchers during 2006–2015 in Pramana-Journal of Physics. The data has been collected from the Web of Science (WoS) database for 10 years. The findings reveal that 2133 articles with 6913 citations were contributed by 4023 authors in Pramana during ten years (2006–2015). Maximum number of citations were received by articles during 2008 and most of the articles were written in shared responsibility.

Keywords Bibliometric Management, Bibliometric Methods, Bibliometric Analysis, Citation Analysis, Authorship Pattern.

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