International Journal of Digital Library Services (IJODLS)
Jan-March 2012, Volume-2, Issue-1, ISSN:2250-1142
AUTHORSHIP PATTERN AND DEGREE OF COLLABORATION IN LIBRARY MANAGEMENT
MISS. PRIYA A. SURADKAR AND DR. KHAPARDE. VAISHALI. S
The study presents the trends in authorship pattern and authors collaborative research in Library Management with a sample of 12263 articles during the period 2000-2009. Single authored articles are dominant i.e. 8327 (67.90%), the year wise distribution of articles was high i.e. 1412 (11.51%), the mean of relative growth and Doubling Time for the first five year was 0.3362 and 1.5504, The mean value for the overall degree of collaboration for the 2000-2009 is found to be 0.277, majority of the articles S are written in English language i.e. 45.51%, the average number of authors per article is 1.41%.