Citation Analysis of Pearl: A Journal of Library and Information Science

Ramesh Kuri, Venugopal Hajje


This study analyses the citations cited in the “Pearl” Journal during 2009-2011. This analysis has been taken through the various analysis techniques such as Authorship pattern, Domain wise distribution of citations, Age of citations, most prominent journals cited and different sources of citations etc. At the end the study is concluded with some recommendations. 


Citation Analysis, Pearl Journal, Authorship Patter, Age of Citation, LIS Domain

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