Bibliometric study of DESIDOC journal of library and information technology (DJLIT) during 2005-2016

Manoj Kumar Verma


This paper presents a bibliometric study of the DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology (DJLIT) for the period of 12 years (2005-2016) in which 553 articles were published. The present study examines the various bibliometric parameters such as authorship pattern of articles & references, geographical distribution, major contributions from prolific author, state wise contribution of articles and number of references. The study reveals that India contributed highest publications with 88.95%. The Authorship Pattern of Articles for the study period was contributed maximum by two authors with 41.41%, followed by Single author with 36.88% and three authors with 15.18%. B.M. Gupta from India contributed the highest number of articles with 17.98%, followed by Chennupati K. Ramaiah (9.35%) and S.M. Dhawan (7.19%). New Delhi (23.44%) emerged at top most position with maximum number of contributions, which is followed by Karnataka (12.75%) and Maharashtra (10.86%). More than 63.11% articles published in the DJLIT were on co-authorship pattern.

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