A Bibliometric Analysis on the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) in the Subject Domain of LIS From the Year 2004-2014
|Asish Maity1, Soumen Teli2
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Bibliometric is a technique or a tool of information management, which is also called quantitative science. In the field of Library and Information Science, Bibliometric as it is presently known is of recent origin, though its roots could be traced to a study made 85 years ago in 1917. Since then it has come a long way and attain much importance and significance for Library and Information Managers. Bibliometric has practices applications in the evaluation of Library operation and survey through statistical techniques to make the quantitative analysis possible. It is also useful in the study and measurement of publication pattern of different form of literature on one subject or other and also useful in the study of productivity of authorships pattern of articles. The techniques Bibliometric have extensive applications equally in sociological studies of science, information management, librarianship, history of science policy. Study of science and scientists, etc.The Present study on DOAJ data base shows that how many articles published in a particular area of Library and Information Science subject and also shows that how many single author, double authors, triple authors, and more than three authors contribution in the subject area of Library and Information Science. The present study will helps to indentify the research scenario and the lacking areas of research.