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A Study of Authorship Pattern and Collaborative Research Paper Published in Library and Information Science Literature during 2015 to 2018

Barphe Vijay Uttamrao, Kapde Deepak


This paper is a scientometric analysis of authorship patterns and collaborative research in the Journal of Indian Library Association. A maximum of 79 records were covered during the study period 2015 to 2018. In this paper, only authorship pattern in the field of Library and Information Science was studied. The studies carried out for this paper found that research papers of single author and multi-authored are equal. The degree of collaboration is found as 0.50. The geographical distributions are majority of contributions by India.


Authorship pattern, collaboration, Journal of Indian Library Association, single author, multi-authored, scientometric analysis

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