Malaysian journal of library and information science 1996-2000: a bibliometric study

Tiew, W.S.; Abrizah, A.; Kaur, K. (2002) Malaysian journal of library and information science 1996-2000: a bibliometric study. Malaysian Journal of Library & Information Science, 6 (2). pp. 43-56. ISSN 1394-6234

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    Abstract

    A bibliometric examination of all the journal articles published in the Malaysian Journal of Library & Information Science from 1996-2000 was carried out. The range of articles published per volume is between 14 and 17; average number of references per article is 22.5; the average length per article is 41.2 pages; 53(69.74%) of the articles are research oriented; the percentage of multi-authored papers is slightly higher at 52.6% or 40 papers out of a total of 76; the most prolific author contributed 12 articles; 36 (45%) of the authors are geographically affiliated to Malaysia; authors affiliated to library schools were well represented (55.2%); the most productive institution is Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology, University of Malaya with 26 out of 80 author’s affiliation; the most popular subject is Scientific and Professional Publishing; 30 (39.5%) articles contained author’s self-citation, while the rate of journal self-citation is found to be 27.6% and most of the articles (67.1%) contained no formal acknowledgement.

    Item Type: Article
    Creators:
    1. Tiew, W.S.(SMK Hulu Kelang)
    2. Abrizah, A.(Department of Library & Information Science, Faculty of Computer Science & Information Technology Building, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA)
    3. Kaur, K.(University of Malaya)
    Journal or Publication Title: Malaysian Journal of Library & Information Science
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Malaysian Journal of Library & Information Science; MJLIS; Library and information science periodical; Bibliometrics; Malaysia.
    Subjects: Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources
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    Divisions: Faculty of Computer Science & Information Technology
    Depositing User: Mr. Mior Ibrahim Mior Norahan
    Date Deposited: 11 Aug 2011 14:56
    Last Modified: 31 Oct 2014 20:30
    URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/584

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