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Library herald: A bibliometric study (2003–2012)

Library Herald Year : 2014, Volume : 52, Issue : 1 First page : ( 19) Last page : ( 27) Print ISSN : 0024-2292. Online ISSN : 0976-2469. Article DOI : 10.5958/j.0976-2469.52.1.002

Library herald: A bibliometric study (2003–2012)

Singh K P1, Bebi2 1Senior Assistant Professor and Principal Investigator, Department of Library and Information Science, University of Delhi, New Delhi, Delhi. E-mail: singhkp_1972@yahoo.co.in 2Ph. D Scholar, Department of Library and Information Science, University of Delhi, New Delhi, Delhi. E-mail: bebi.mywork@gmail.com

Abstract This paper presents a bibliometric study of the journal Library Herald for the period of 10 years (2003–2012) in which 234 articles were published during the marked period. Study examines the various bibliometric parameters such as authorship pattern, gender-wise, geographical distribution, major authors and their affiliations, topical mapping and length of articles. Study finds that 48.72% (114) articles were contributed by single authors. Further, study also examines the length of articles and average number of references in the articles.

Keywords Library Herald, Bibliometric Study, Delhi Library Association,Singh K P, Bebi.

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