A scientometric profile of Prof. Lalji Singh as seen through Web of Science and Scopus

Mukherjee, Bhaskar


The paper presents the bibliometric characteristics including authorship pattern, citations 
received and relative performance of Prof. Lalji Singh an eminent Indian scientist in the field of genome analysis, DNA finger printing, etc..The study is based on the publication data indexed in Web of Science and Scopus. Results show that 222 unique articles have been indexed in the two databases with an average of 7-8 articles per year. Of the 222 articles only 18 articles appeared in Indian journals. Most of the articles were published when he served at Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad during 1987-2011. Authorship pattern of Prof. Singh indicates that he is serving as a leader of his research term and K Thangaraj is the fellow scientist with whom he wrote most. Almost all his articles appear in high-impact journals. The h-index of Prof. Singh is 30 in both the databases. He has received fellowships of all major national science academies as also third world academy. The study concludes with a remark that Prof. Singh can be a ‘role model’ for younger research to follow.


Prof. Lalji Singh; Scientometrics; Bibliometric profile

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