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Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge: A bibliometric study

Library Herald Year : 2017, Volume : 55, Issue : 4 First page : ( 488) Last page : ( 502) Print ISSN : 0024-2292. Online ISSN : 0976-2469. Article DOI : 10.5958/0976-2469.2017.00038.0

Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge: A bibliometric study

Dr Garg K C*, Singh Rahul Kumar** *Ex-Chief Scientist, CSIR-National Institute of Science, Technology and Development, Studies (CSIR-NISTADS), Dr K.S. Krishnan Marg, New Delhi-110012, India. E-mail: gargkc022@gmail.com **Junior Library and Information Assistant (JLIA), Nehru Memorial Museum & Library, Ministry of Culture, Government of India, Teen Murti House, New Delhi-110011, India. E-mail: rahulrakia@gmail.com Abstract The present study provides a detailed bibliometric analysis of 1286 papers published in Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge (IJTK) during 2002–2015. The analysis of data indicates that the flow of articles submitted to the journal has declined during the later period. The papers published in the journal were contributed by authors from 24 countries, most being from India. The Indian State of Uttar Pradesh contributed the highest number of papers. Among the institutions, the Central Agricultural University, (Pasighat, Arunachal Pradesh) contributed the highest number of papers. The number of papers published in the page ranges of 1–5 and 6–10 were almost equal. Based on the key words published in the journal Ethno-medicine and traditional medicine was the highest used key words. Gap between the receipt and publication of the paper was 17 months, lowest being in the year 2004. The paper also identified the most prolific authors as well as highly cited papers.

keywords Bibliometrics, Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge, Ayurveda, Siddha, Yoga, Unani, Naturopathy, Homoeopathy,Dr Garg K C,Singh Rahul Kumar.

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