Journal of Scientometric Research, 2017, 6, 1, 36-46.
Published: May 2017
Type: Research Article
*Aragudige Nagaraja1, K C. Gangadhar2, M. Vasantha Kumar3
1Research Scholar-Rayalaseema University, Librarian-Sri Krishna Institute of Technology, Chikkabanavara, Bangalore, Karnataka, INDIA.
2Senior Librarian, Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology, P.B.No.6429, Yelahanka, Bangalore, Karnataka, INDIA.
3Head, Technical Section, Deanship of Library Affairs, University of Dammam, Dammam, PO Box 1982, Zip-31441, SAUDI ARABIA.
Bibliometric analysis is one of the methods to measure the research output published in journals. It is very important for policy holders to know the area of research interest of faculty members as well as their selection of journals for publishing articles. It is the best tool to know the authors selection methods of journals for publishing research reports. In this paper, authors analyze the research output of engineering colleges affiliated to Vishvesvaraya Technological University in Karnataka, by using the Web of Science core collection database and prepares the list of most prolific authors, most preferred journals by the authors in different disciplines.