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Title: Baltic Astronomy (2000-2008) – A bibliometric study
Authors: Mamdapur, Ghouse Modin N
Govanakoppa, Rajalaxmi A
Rajgoli, Iqbalahmad U
Issue Date: Mar-2011
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract: Analyses articles in Baltic Astronomy published during the years 2000 to 2008 with regard to distribution of contributions, authorship pattern of contributions, distribution of references, analysis of length of papers, etc. Out of 8489 references appended, 1521 (17.92 percent) appeared in the year 2004. The degree of collaboration for the period 2000-2008 was 0.89. Authors have primarily relied on journals followed by books, conference proceedings and reports. Authors from USA have contributed maximum number of papers compared to other countries and India stood 21st in the ranked list. Astrophysical Journal topped the ranked list of journals cited by the authors followed by Astronomy and Astrophysics. It can be concluded that top 20 journals cited by the authors cover almost 87.60 percent of references and also indicates that collaborative research is prevalent in astronomy research.
Page(s): 34-40
ISSN: 0975-2404 (Online); 0972-5423 (Print)
Appears in Collections:ALIS Vol.58(1) [March 2011]

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