Bibliometrics of Bibliometrics


  • Cochin University of Science & Technology, University Library, Kochi, 682 022, India


A bibliometric study of Bibliometrics literature is reported, based on the entries noticed in LISA from the year 1964 to 1990. Solo research predominates, with 65% of the total with single authors and the proportion with multi-authored is 2.2:1. Degree of collaboration ranged from 0.20 to 0.35. Bibliometrics literature is doubling every ten years. English (76.28%), Journals (91.41%) and articles on Library Science Studies (39.97%) dominate language, format and subject respectively. The most important journals identified were Scientometrics, Journal of American Society of Information Science and Nauchno Technicheskaya Informatsiya Seriya.


Bibliometrics, Library Collection Development, Literature Review, Authorship Pattern, Citation Analysis, Research, Bibliometric Study.

Subject Discipline

Library Management

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