Growth, Indexing and Authorship Pattern of Poultry Industry Research Publications

Journal of Scientometric Research,2019,8,3,150-155.
Published:December 2019
Type:Research Article
Author(s) affiliations:

Jisha Antony1, Raja Selvaraju2,*

1Department of Library and Information Science (DLIS), Alagappa University, Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, INDIA.

2Central Library, Alagappa University, Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, INDIA.


This study analyzes the impact of Poultry industry Research Publications indexed in the Scopus database during the period 2008 to 2017. The analysis revealed that the total of 4248 documents indexed in the database during the selected period of study. The highest productive year is 2017 with 610 publications (14.36%) and the lowest is 2008 with 268 publications (6.31%). The Exponential growth rate is found to be highest in the years 2012 and 2014 with the value 0.226. The mean Degree of collaboration, Collaborative index, Collaborative coefficient is found to be 0.89, 4.62 and 0.66 respectively. Average citations per paper are 12.28 and the average Publication efficiency index is 1.15. The study also tests the scientific productivity of authors through Lotka’s law.

Exponential Growth Rate.