Growth of Indian library and information science literature: A study of Annals of Library and Information Studies

Qadri, Saima ; Shukla, Archana

Abstract

The growth of the LIS literature of 1985-90 and 2005-2010 as reflected through Annals of Library and Information Studies is studied. The paper examines the year-wise growth of the library and information science literature, subjects covered during the specified periods, the most used form of literature, authorship pattern, and most cited journals. Among other things, the study finds that a few areas of research such as ICT applications in LIS are more during the period 2005-2010.

Keyword(s)

Citation analysis; Annals of Library and Information Studies; LIS literature; LIS journals; Information technology

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