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Scientometric Assessment of Publication Output of Open Access E-Books on Chemical Technology in DOAB

Amir Amanullah, Gajanan P. Khiste



Open access initiatives are gaining momentum in order to cater the information needs of the information society. Like DOAJ, DOAB is a popular directory. The paper aims to highlight open access E-Books on Chemical Technology available in DOAB. Requisite data is harvested from DOAB Database. Subsequently data analysis is done to know the status of registration of available books under BY-NC-ND Licenses. The study reveals that 36% of the total books published are co-authored by two authors and the highest publications, 36.6%, is published by MPDI followed by Springer. Analysis is made to know the year wise publication of E-Books in which the year 2018 shows the highest number of publications on chemical technology by contributing about 27.28% e-Book on chemical technology. The highest number (70%)) of e-books are published in English language.

Keywords: Open access (OA), e-books, Creative Commons (CC), Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB), Licenses, Chemical Technology.

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Amir Amanullah, Gajanan P. Khiste. Scientometric Assessment of publication output of Open Access E-Books on Chemical Technology in DOAB. Journal of Advancements in Library Sciences. 2019; 6(Special Issue 1): 15s–21s.

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