Fifty Years of LIS Research in India: Trends and Developments


  • Kuvempu University, University Library, Karnataka, 577451, India
  • Kuvempu University, Dept. of Library & Information Science, Karnataka, 577451, India


Traces the trends and developments of LIS research in India for the past 50 years. The year 1992 is the most productive year for research output. Planning and management is the most favoured area for research by LIS researchers followed by user studies and bibliometrics. Karnataka University and its research guides are the most productive university and research guides in the field.


India, Library and Information Science, Research, Doctoral Research, Ph.D.

Subject Discipline

Library Management

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