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Title: Library and information science theses in Shodhganga repository: a study
Authors: Mir, Aasif Ahmad
Sevukan, Rathinam
Keywords: Grey literature;LIS research;LIS theses;Shodhganga
Issue Date: Jun-2021
Publisher: CSIR-NIScPR, India
Abstract: The study aims to analyse the availability, visibility, impact, and trend of LIS PhD theses deposited in Shodhganga. Data for the study were obtained from Shodhganga ETD repository ( and Google Scholar till December 2019. Ninety six Indian universities have deposited 1767LIS theses in the Shodhganga repository. Detailed analysis of the top five universities contributing to Shodhganga reveals that only 15.68% of the theses were cited. Theses from Savitribai Phule Pune University received the maximum number of citations. Most productive research guides in LIS research based on e-theses in Shodhganga have also been identified.
Page(s): 95-100
ISSN: 0975-2404 (Online); 0972-5423 (Print)
Appears in Collections:ALIS Vol.68(2) [June 2021]

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