Malaysian Journal of Library and Information Science: A Scientometric Profile

Journal of Scientometric Research,2016,5,1,62-70.
Published:May 2016
Type:Research Article
Author(s) affiliations:

Chandran Velmurugan*, Natarajan Radhakrishnan

Department of Library and Information Science, Periyar University, Salem, Tamil Nadu, India


The study aims to investigate the scientific publication research productivity in Malaysian Journal of Library and Information Science for a period of selected 7 years between 2008 and 2014. The findings of the study revealed that the highest number of author productivity of this research 74 (2.64%) were published in the year 2011. Out of 142 articles, 19.71% were the highest number of articles which were published in 2011 and the lowest number 9.86% of research articles published in the year 2014. The study investigated the rank wise distributions of contribution in which the majority of 31.84% contributions from Malaysia which is the first position, followed by 11.31% were contributed by Iran is the second rank and 11.01% of contributions came from India is the third position, and 7.15% of contributions came from China etc. The scientometric tools such as degree of collaboration, collaborative index, annual growth rate, and relative growth rate were also used to analyze the data and interpretation.

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Velmurugan C, Radhakrishnan N. Malaysian Journal of Library and Information Science: A Scientometric Profile. Journal of Scientometric Research. 2016;5(1):62-70. doi:10.5530/jscires.5.1.9.