Contribution by Indian Authors in Foreign Origin Library and Information Science Journals during 2006-2015: A Scientometrics Study

Dhiman Mondal, Satish Kanamadi, Kingsuk Das


Contribution of Indian authors in foreign library and information science journals during 2006-2015 using Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts database is examined in this study. This scientometrics study analyses the research publication productivity and trend according to year, authorship, most prolific authors, Indian states, institutions, preferred journals for communication and subject. It is found that Indian authors contributed a total number of 234 articles during the covered period and collaborative articles with two-authors are highest in numbers. Library Philosophy and Practice has emerged as the most preferred journal by authors for publication. In terms of keywords/areas of study ‘Users’ and Study’ has emerged as the most preferred research area to publish during the period.


Scientometrics study; Foreign LIS journals; Indian authors; Research productivity; LISTA database

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