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Comparing Research Output in Library & Information Science: A Bibliometric Study of Panjab University and Guru Nanak Dev University

International Journal of Knowledge Management and Practices

Volume 4 Issue 1

Published: 2016
Author(s) Name: Rupak Chakravarty, Jyoti Sharma | Author(s) Affiliation: Department of Library & Information Science, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India
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The present study focuses on analysis of research output in the discipline of Library and Information Science at Panjab University, Chandigarh and Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar till 31 December 2014. The curriculum vitae (CV) and publication details of faculty members of Department of Library and Information Science were obtained by personal visit to universities and bibliographic information on their papers were recorded. The study deals with 152 publications of Panjab University, Chandigarh and 111 publications of Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, in the field of Library and Information Science. It examines the Library and Information Science output by different ways like document type, authorship pattern, and degree of collaboration. The study also examines the relative growth rate of publications and doubling time for publications.

Keywords: Library and Information Science, Authorship pattern, Relative Growth Rate (RGR), Doubling Time D(t) and Bibliometric/Scientometric Analysis, Panjab University, Guru Nanak Dev University

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