A citation study of Annals of Library and Information Studies (ALIS) andDESIDOC Journal of Library and Information Technology (DJLIT)

Garg, K C ; ., Bebi

Abstract

The study presents an analysis of the number of articles published in Annals of Library and Information Studies (ALIS)and DESIDOC Journal of Library and Information Technology (DJLIT) during 2010-2013 and the citations obtained bythese articles during 2010-2014 (April) using Google. The study develops immediacy index and impact factor of the twojournals, besides, identifying the highly cited authors/papers. Findings reveal that DJLIT published more papers than ALISand also received more citations. However, citation per paper for both the journals is almost equal. DJLIT have a betterimmediacy index than ALIS. Impact factor of both the journals was less than one in 2012; however, it increased in 2013 andwas more than one in 2013.

Keyword(s)

Annals of Library and Information Studies; DESIDOC Journal of Library and Information Technology; Citationanalysis; Indian Library Science Journals

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