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International Journal of Information Dissemination and Technology
Year : 2017, Volume : 7, Issue : 4
First page : ( 247) Last page : ( 252)
Print ISSN : 2229-5984. Online ISSN : 2249-5576.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2249-5576.2017.00033.4

Digital libraries: A scientometric assessment of global publications output during 2007–16

Gupta B.M.1, Dhawan S.M.2, Gupta Ritu3, Nisha Faizul4,*

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*Corresponding Author Faizul Nisha, faizul@desidoc.drdo.in

Online published on 15 November, 2018.


The paper examines 12104 global publications on digital library research, as covered in Scopus database during 2007–16. Digital library research registered annual average growth rate of 7.83% and averaged 4.40 citations per paper. Digital library research is dominated by top 15 most productive countries accounting for 81.61% global publications share in 10 years during 2007–16. USA accounted for the highest global publications share (26.89%), followed by China (10.42%), etc. Computer Science accounts for the largest publication share (62.48%) in global digital library research, followed by Social Sciences and Engineering (30.86% and 19.75%), Mathematics (15.74%), etc. The top 20 most productive research organizations and productive authors contributed 13.64% and 6.90% global publication share respectively and 15.98% and 10.05% global citation share respectively during 2007–16. The top 30 journals contributed 35.15% share to the global journal output during 2007–16.



Digital Library Research, Global Publications, Scientometric, Bibliometrics.


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