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Dissertations of African University College of Communications: A Bibliometric Study

Author Affiliations

  • 1Director, Library and Information Studies, African University College of Communications, No. 2 Jones Nelson Link, Adabraka Accra, GHANA

Res. J. Library Sci., Volume 2, Issue (4), Pages 1-5, September,21 (2014)

Abstract

This study shows a bibliometric analysis of undergraduate dissertations submitted by students of the School of Communications of the African University College of Communications during the 2011/2012 academic year to the Sam Quaicoe library. A total number of 44 dissertations were submitted during the study period. The analysis cover mainly the areas of research, number of dissertations by course, year-wise distribution of references, bibliographical forms of citations, etc. The result showed 38.6 % of the dissertations cited between 11 and 20 references. Study reveals that most of the studies (40.9%) were conducted in the field of Publicity or Public Relations.

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