A preliminary investigation of editorial gatekeeping of CSIR-NISCAIR journals

Garg, K C ; Pali, Shikha


The present study examines editorial gatekeeping in journals published by CSIR-National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources (CSIR-NISCAIR) in terms of their distribution by locations, affiliations and by gender. The study observes that the editorial board members are located at places which are centers of Indian science and are affiliated to most prestigious and prolific institutes of India and abroad. However, the representation of women as board members is low and requires to be raised.


Bibliometrics; Editorial gatekeeping; CSIR-NISCAIR; Journals

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