Citation analysis of some Ph. D Theses approved by Pune University and Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University

Umesh Kulkarni

Abstract


Citation analysis of the fifteen Ph. D. Theses related to science discipline  and approved by Pune University and Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University during 1997-2007 has been carried out. More than 3300 citations from these theses were analyzed. These citations include regularly published research journals, scientific periodicals and magazines, monographs, reference books and text books, conference proceedings, other Ph. D. Theses, patents, internets, E-mail etc. Some important conclusions of this citation analysis are (i) more than 80 percent citations are from journals (ii) book citations are next to this and are about 10 percent (iii) citations from previously approved theses are about 6 percent (iv) all other type of citations are 4 percent.


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Citation Analysis, Ph. D. Thesis, Pune University and Bharati Deemed Vidyapeeth University

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