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Indian Citation Index (ICI): A Dream of Indian Research Community Comes True

Library Herald Year : 2011, Volume : 49, Issue : 1 First page : ( 34) Last page : ( 47) Print ISSN : 0024-2292. Online ISSN : 0976-2469. Indian Citation Index (ICI): A Dream of Indian Research Community Comes True

Chand Prakash, Project Head *B-13, 3rd. Floor, Block A, Ring Road, LSC, Naraina Vihar, New Delhi110028. E-mail: prakash@indiancitationindex.com

Abstract This article presents the points which necessitate the development of Indian citation index (ICI) for portraying comprehensive and realistic picture of country's research. Also, describes the contents organization and process of Indian Citation Index (ICI). It portrays the number and corresponding percentage of Indian journals in Science Citation Index from 1961 to 2009. The ICI is abstracts and citation database available to users at www.indiancitationindex.com

Keywords Indian Citation Index, ICI, Citation Index, Research Community, Citation Index Construction,Chand Prakash.

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