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Dental Clinics of North America 2004–2014: A Bibliometric Study

Library Herald Year : 2016, Volume : 54, Issue : 1 First page : ( 39) Last page : ( 51) Print ISSN : 0024-2292. Online ISSN : 0976-2469. Article DOI : 10.5958/0976-2469.2016.00004.X

Dental Clinics of North America 2004–2014: A Bibliometric Study

Papreja Shruti1, Shukla Archana2 1Librarian, Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences, MAMC Complex, BSZ Marg, Delhi-110002 2Reader, School of Social Sciences, Indira Gandhi National Open University, Maidan Garhi, Delhi

Abstract Bibliometric analysis of 539 articles published in the journal titled “Dental Clinics of North America” during 2004 to 2014 has been carried out. The paper analysed yearwise distribution of paper, average length of paper, authorship pattern, bibliographic form of documents, distribution of citations and subject trends of articles. The result shows that the journal on an average has published 49 research articles per year and most of the papers were contributed by two authors. Most of the articles dealt with general dentistry. The average length of the paper is 17 pages per article and journals are the most predominant form of citations.

Keywords Bibliometrics, Citation, Authorship pattern, Bibliographical form, DCNA, Dentistry,Papreja Shruti, Shukla Archana.