Indian journal of traditional knowledge”: A scientometric study (2002-2012)

K N Shivakumaraswmay


The study focuses on scientometric studies on ‘Indian Journals of Traditional Knowledge’ has been carried out, journal containing 938 articles from 2002-2012 have been taken into consideration for the present study. The analysis covers and discusses in terms of year-wise distribution of articles; year-wise authorship pattern; single vs multiple authored papers; month-wise distribution of articles; authorship pattern of cited references; geographical distribution of articles; country-wise distribution of articles; state-wise (India) contribution of articles; length of article; author-wise distribution of articles; etc. it registered annual growth 10 articles in 2002 to 139 articles in 2012. The highest number of articles, 139 (14.81%) were published in 2010 and lowest number i.e. 10 (1.06%) in 2003. A total of 938 articles were published during the period distributed over 39 issues of the journals. On an average 24 articles were published per issue. 

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