About the book :
Publication is the formal means of communication, sharing and dissemination of one’s knowledge. The communication of research is very essential for innovation, growth, and development of the institution, society and the nation at large. The book entitled “RESEARCH TRENDS IN LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE: A BIBLIOMETRIC STUDY OF SELECT NORTH INDIAN UNIVERSITIES”is helpful in understanding the current status of preferred communication channels (Journals, Books/Book Chapters, and Conference Proceedings) in the discipline of LIS.Various Bibliometric Laws and Indicators have been used in the study like Relative Growth Rate, Doubling Time, Bradford Law, Lotka Law, Authorship Pattern, Collaborative Measures and Participative Index. It provides a broader scenario regarding the growth of literature and author’s productivity pattern. This book is also helpful in understanding the co-authorship pattern in an effective way along with the identification of journals considered more frequently for publication by faculty members of the selected 15 universities.
About the Author :
Working in Department cum Centre for Women Studies and Development, Panjab University, Chandigarh. Having the working experience of more than 9 years. Academic qualifications are M.com. M.Lib., UGC-NET, PGDLAN (Gold Medal) and Ph.D. Published more than 20 publications in many peer-reviewed national and international journals and more than 15 publications in national and international Seminars/Conferences. Also participated about 20 national and international Seminars/Conferences/Workshops/Training Programmes including International Conference on “Books, Publishing, and Libraries” held on November 2014 at Simmons College, Boston, USA. Area of Interest: Bibliometric, Open Access etc.