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Citations and Self Citations of Indian Authors in Library and Information Science: A Study Based on Indian Citation Index

Author Affiliations

  • 1 Gandhigram Rural Institute-Deemed University, Gandhigram-624302, Dindigul, TN, INDIA

Res. J. Library Sci., Volume 2, Issue (5), Pages 8-13, October,21 (2014)


Indian Citation Index database is a powerful tool to search, track, measure and collaborate in the sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities. This paper is discussed the published research articles citations and self-citations in the library and information science journals which are available in Indian Citation Index. This study is based on the available sources from the Indian Citation Index database as on 20th May 2014. There are 15 journals listed in the Indian Citation Index, 444 (15.95%) article from SRELS Journal of Information Management and 303(10.88%) articles from Annals of Library and Information Studies published.


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