SCIENTOMETRIC ANALYSIS OF CONTRIBUTIONS TO JOURNAL OF SCIENTIFIC AND INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH
Dr. P. Rajendran Dr. R.Jeyshankar and B. Elango
Scientometric analysis of 633 research articles published in Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research has been carried out. Five Volumes of the journal containing 60 issues from 2005 – 2009 have been taken into consideration for the present study. The number of contributions, authorship pattern & author productivity, average citations, average length of articles, average keywords and collaborative papers has been analyzed. Out of 633 contributions, only 51 are single authored and rest by multi authored with degree of collaboration 0.92 and week collaboration among the authors. Pattern of Co-Authorship revealed that the improving trend of co-authored papers. The study revealed that the author productivity is 0.34 and dominated by the Indian authors.