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Pearl: A Journal Of Library And Information Science: A Bibliometric Study, N O Natarajan Nelliyappan Olaganathan "Dr" Nov 2019

Pearl: A Journal Of Library And Information Science: A Bibliometric Study, N O Natarajan Nelliyappan Olaganathan "Dr"

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This paper presents a bibliometric analysis of the journal titled “PEARL : A Journal of Library and Information Science” This Journal is recognised one of the most important Journals in the field of Library and Information Science, The study covered from the period between 2010 to 2018. The study exposed 223 research papers in Pearl during 2010-2018 that were published in 36 issues of 9 volumes. The analysis cover mainly the number of articles, authorship pattern, subject wise distribution of articles, average number of references per articles, forms of documents cited, year wise distribution of cited journals etc. All the studies ...


Research Productivity Of Faculty Working In Christian Institutions Of Higher Education In India: A Bibliometric Analysis, Melvin Jebaraj Sep 2019

Research Productivity Of Faculty Working In Christian Institutions Of Higher Education In India: A Bibliometric Analysis, Melvin Jebaraj

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Bibliometric analysis of Research productivity of faculty working in Christian institutions of higher education in India using Web of Science database from 1989 to 2016.In this study Karunya University, Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu is in the top of all other institutions with 934 records (25.27%), followed by Mar Ivanios College, Trivandrum in Kerala with 365 records (9.88. Annual Growth Rate of publication output of CHEIs is the highest in 2008 (0.96) followed by 2006(0.95) and 1992 (0.60). Top 10 author-wise research output of Indian Christian Higher Education Institution author Joe IH gets highest ...


Bibliometrics Study Of Mens Sana Monograph: 2007 To 2016, Abul Salam, Deep Kumar Kirtania Sep 2019

Bibliometrics Study Of Mens Sana Monograph: 2007 To 2016, Abul Salam, Deep Kumar Kirtania

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Mens Sana Monograph is a peer reviewed journal of medicine and mental health which is a publication of Mens Sana Research foundation. The present bibliometrics study of 153 articles published in the Mens Sana Monograph from 2007 to 2016. This study analyzes various aspects of the journal such as growth of articles and citations, authorship pattern and collaboration, number of times cited, most productive countries and institutions, etc. of these articles. The study reveals that the journal has a positive growth in respect to publications and their citations. The authorship pattern found in this journal is towards single authorship.


Authorship Pattern And Citation Level Of I10 Cited Research Papers Of Desidoc Journal Of Library And Information Technology In Google Scholar, Renjith V R Sep 2019

Authorship Pattern And Citation Level Of I10 Cited Research Papers Of Desidoc Journal Of Library And Information Technology In Google Scholar, Renjith V R

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Google Scholar (GS), a freely accessible database of scholarly papers along with its citations data, has an extensive coverage of Library and Information Science (LIS) literature. It is the only available global database for the citation analysis of Indian LIS journals. The present study is an attempt to highlight the authorship pattern and citation level of i10 cited research articles in DESIDOC Journal of Library and Information Technology (DJLIT) based on Google Scholar data. Descriptive and inferential statistical techniques were applied in the study. One hundred and eighty articles published between 1995–2016 were cited 10 or more times (i10 ...


Visualizing Research Collaboration In Statistical Science: A Scientometric Perspective, Prabir Kumar Das Sep 2019

Visualizing Research Collaboration In Statistical Science: A Scientometric Perspective, Prabir Kumar Das

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Using Sankhyā – The Indian Journal of Statistics as a case, present study aims to identify scholarly collaboration pattern of statistical science based on research articles appeared during 2008 to 2017. This is an attempt to visualize and quantify statistical science research collaboration in multiple dimensions by exploring the co-authorship data. It investigates chronological variations of collaboration pattern, nodes and links established among the affiliated institutions and countries of all contributing authors. The study also examines the impact of research collaboration on citation scores. Findings reveal steady influx of statistical publications with clear tendency towards collaborative ventures, of which double-authored publications ...


Transhumanism (Dot) Mil: A Bibliometric Analysis Of Technoprogressive Terms In Military Publications, K. Durwood Evans Sep 2019

Transhumanism (Dot) Mil: A Bibliometric Analysis Of Technoprogressive Terms In Military Publications, K. Durwood Evans

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Has transhumanism influenced military thinking? Previous work found that transhumanist terms did not appear widely in military publications. The present work analyzes and improves on previous content analysis of transhumanist terms in military literature using the tools of library and information studies.


Scholarly Publications Of Academic Librarians In India From 1989-2018: A Bibliometrics Analysis, Lambodara Parabhoi Aug 2019

Scholarly Publications Of Academic Librarians In India From 1989-2018: A Bibliometrics Analysis, Lambodara Parabhoi

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Bibliometrics is an emerging area of research and it has been increasingly used in the field of library and information science. This paper examines the research output of academic librarians in India. For this study, the data was exported from Google Scholar using Publish or Perish (POP) software. The study reviewed 36 Google Scholar profiles of academic librarians. A total 683 publications found during 1978-2018. Out of 683 publications, more than half of the 458 publications had no citations. The study also found that the growth of publications was not stable. Furthermore study indicated that, majority publications published in the ...


Mapping Life Sciences & Biomedicine Research, Aasif Ahmad Mir, Shah Salma, Sozia Rashid, Suheem Iqbal Shah, Shaziya Majeed, Abrar Ahmad Sheikh, Tawheed Ahmad Khan, Ishfaq Ahmad Reshi Jul 2019

Mapping Life Sciences & Biomedicine Research, Aasif Ahmad Mir, Shah Salma, Sozia Rashid, Suheem Iqbal Shah, Shaziya Majeed, Abrar Ahmad Sheikh, Tawheed Ahmad Khan, Ishfaq Ahmad Reshi

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Purpose: This study analyzes and highlights the research productivity and the trend in the top fields of “Life sciences and Biomedicine”.

Methods: The data were collected from Clarivate Analytic’s “Web of Science” for a period of 10 years (2006-2016). The search was further refined to the top 10 fields in the field of “Life Sciences and Biomedicine”. The data were downloaded on the following parameters: “author productivity”, “country contribution”, “organisational involvement”, “funding agencies”, “publication year”, “most preferred document type” and “language”.

Findings: No consistent growth is observed in the research activities pertinent to the fields of “Life sciences and ...


Scholarly Communication In International Journal Of Digital Curation From 2006-2017: A Doaj Based Study, Guptnath Trivedi Jun 2019

Scholarly Communication In International Journal Of Digital Curation From 2006-2017: A Doaj Based Study, Guptnath Trivedi

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The present study is a bibliometric analysis of 328 articles from 11 volumes published in International Journal of Digital Curation published by University of Edinburgh, U.K from 2006-2017. The study is based on three basic objectives in terms of yearly distribution of articles, authorship pattern and degree of collaboration in the journal. Data collection is done from DOAJ. The result revealed that year 2009 was the most fruitful year with 46 articles, Single authorship showing highest contribution and extent of collaboration recorded is considerable with a overall value of 0.69.


Citation Analysis Of Doctoral Theses Of Physics: A Bibliometrics Study, Mithu Anjali Gayan, Sanjay Kumar Singh Jun 2019

Citation Analysis Of Doctoral Theses Of Physics: A Bibliometrics Study, Mithu Anjali Gayan, Sanjay Kumar Singh

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Citation analysis is one of the thrust areas of research in Library and Information Science. It provides very useful insights to librarians and policy makers in terms of which sources to be purchased and what to be replaced. The current study was carried out to understand different characteristics of Physics as a discipline by analysing the citations appended at the end of Doctoral theses of Physics, Tripura University. A total 5640 citations were analysed from 18 theses during the 10 years period of 2007 to 2016. Bradford’s law of scattering of periodical was tested as it did not fit ...


Scientometric Mapping Of Research Output Of Nirf First Ranked Institute Of India: Iisc, Bangalore, Satish Kumar, Senthilkumar R. Jun 2019

Scientometric Mapping Of Research Output Of Nirf First Ranked Institute Of India: Iisc, Bangalore, Satish Kumar, Senthilkumar R.

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The study is aimed to investigate the scientific research productivity of India’s NIRF first ranked higher academic & research institute, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore for a period of 05 years during 2014-2018. A total of 12,130 research papers were retrieved as SCIE publication from WoS bibliographical database and analyzed. The study is focused to find out the year wise institutional contribution in research, compound annual growth rate, areas of interest, collaborating institutions and countries, mode of publications, research funding agencies, prolific journals, prolific authors, authorship pattern, degree of collaborations etc. Different scientometric tools and techniques were used ...


Rejuvenating Libraries From The Cloud: A Bibliometric Analysis Of Cloud Computing, Vijay Kumar Bharati, Assistant Librarian, Mahender Pratap Singh, Professor And Head,Dlis, May 2019

Rejuvenating Libraries From The Cloud: A Bibliometric Analysis Of Cloud Computing, Vijay Kumar Bharati, Assistant Librarian, Mahender Pratap Singh, Professor And Head,Dlis,

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Cloud computing is a service through which we access in a remote application server and consume computing services through the internet. This modification of cloud computing has been quite popular since the last decade in enabling computing. Cloud computing plays a key role in the development of Modern Library. Modern libraries are being rejuvenated rapidly through cloud computing. The Bibliometric study of the publication on cloud computing has been done in the research paper presented. Web of Science Core collection database has been used for data collection. Total 11776 articles were retrieved on Cloud Computing through Web of Science database ...


Scientometric Study Of The Research Performed On Agronomy: The Indian Perspective, Suresh C, Ramesh Babu V May 2019

Scientometric Study Of The Research Performed On Agronomy: The Indian Perspective, Suresh C, Ramesh Babu V

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The present study was conducted with an aim to provide a summary of research activity in Agronomy research and characterize its most important aspects. The data downloaded from the Scopus database during the period from 1956 to 2017. The analysis covers mainly the year wise distribution of articles, category wise classification of papers, authorship patterns of papers, growth rate study, most prolific contributions of papers, institution-wise distribution of contributions, geographical distribution of papers of the area of Agronomy research. The analysis showed that 1206 papers were published in Agronomy research for the period from 1956 to 2017.


Scientometric Study Of The Research Performed On Agronomy: The Indian Perspective, Suresh C, Ramesh Babu May 2019

Scientometric Study Of The Research Performed On Agronomy: The Indian Perspective, Suresh C, Ramesh Babu

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The present study was conducted with an aim to provide a summary of research activity in Agronomy research and characterize its most important aspects. The data downloaded from the Scopus database during the period from 1956 to 2017. The analysis covers mainly the year wise distribution of articles, category wise classification of papers, authorship patterns of papers, growth rate study, most prolific contributions of papers, institution-wise distribution of contributions, the geographical distribution of papers of the area of Agronomy research. The analysis showed that 1206 papers were published in Agronomy research for the period from 1956 to 2017.


Publication Trends In Global Output Of Rfid: A Bibliometric Profile, Rekha A.J., Jayaprakash M Dr May 2019

Publication Trends In Global Output Of Rfid: A Bibliometric Profile, Rekha A.J., Jayaprakash M Dr

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The paper presents an analysis of 2735 global publications in RFID(Radio Frequency Identification), indexed in Web of science database during 2014-2018. The collected records were analyzed with the help of ‘Histcite tool’.The present study attempted to reveal the year, country and institution, formwise distribution, authorship pattern, degree of collaboration, relative growth rate and doubling time of publications. The findings of this showed that degree of Collaboration was high at 2017 (0.96).The relative growth rates (RGR) has increased and the doubling time (DT) has rapidly decreased while calculated year wise i.e.2014 to 2018.


Bibliometric Analysis Of Research Publications Of Al-Jouf University, Saudi Arabia During The Year 2006-2017, Aquil Ahmed, Sulaiman Al-Reyaee Dr May 2019

Bibliometric Analysis Of Research Publications Of Al-Jouf University, Saudi Arabia During The Year 2006-2017, Aquil Ahmed, Sulaiman Al-Reyaee Dr

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The study investigates the research contributions of Al-Jouf University, Saudi Arabia in terms of its publication output during 2006-2017 as reflected through Scopus database. The study, using Microsoft Excel, analyses the year-wise research productivity, its citation impact, national and international collaborations, top collaborating institutions, subject-wise distribution of papers, journals used for communication, most preferred journals for publication, most prolific authors, number of citations received, and top cited papers of the University during the period under study. The paper concluded that Al-Jouf University is growing and improving in terms of research publication output.


Srels Journal Of Information Management: A Bibliometric Study, Vishal Bapte, Jyoti Sukharam Gedam May 2019

Srels Journal Of Information Management: A Bibliometric Study, Vishal Bapte, Jyoti Sukharam Gedam

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Abstract: The article is based on the bibliometric analysis of 54 issues of SRELS Journal of Information Management published during 2010 to 2018. Each issue published 9.74% research output by and large. Of the total 572 documents, 91.95% were published as the articles. There were 7690 citations were appended to the 526 research papers. Each article quoted more or less 14 sources. The year 2013 contained maximum articles and equally had more (1154) citations. Most of the studies (57) were published as Usage Study followed by Bibliometrics and Scientometrics on which 47 articles were published each. Most of ...


Bibliometric Mapping Of Lis Research In India: A Study Seen Through The Mirror Of Indian Citation Index, Jayanta Bhakta, Sanjoy Kar, Trishna Bhui May 2019

Bibliometric Mapping Of Lis Research In India: A Study Seen Through The Mirror Of Indian Citation Index, Jayanta Bhakta, Sanjoy Kar, Trishna Bhui

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Purpose: Library and Information Science subject is exceedingly pragmatic in nature in India more than a century old, which is one of the most knowledge producing and knowledge utilizing area and is associated with many of the tool subjects like computer science, statistics, management science etc. Since the subject has a very practical base therefore, both the theory and practice should go side by side. As a knowledge fabricating domain, a lot of researchers, professionals, academicians etc. are profoundly involved in the research. This research work briefly traces the Library and Information Science research stemming from India in the 21 ...


Mapping Of Research Productivity Of Applied And Environmental Microbiology Journal: A Bibliometric Study, Rubinandhini. A Rubinandhini. A 97359, A. Rubinandhini Rubinandhini A May 2019

Mapping Of Research Productivity Of Applied And Environmental Microbiology Journal: A Bibliometric Study, Rubinandhini. A Rubinandhini. A 97359, A. Rubinandhini Rubinandhini A

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This study evaluates the Applied and Environmental Microbiology (AEM). Applied and Environmental Microbiology is a biweekly peer-reviewed scientific journal published by the American Society for Microbiology. ASM's mission is to promote and advance the microbial sciences. The present bibliometrics study was 4985 scholarly research articles published in ‘Applied and Environmental Microbiology Journal, during the period 2001-2005. The collected data were analyzed with the help of ‘Bibexcel tool’ and Hist cite. The references were collected from Mendeley and Endnote Software. The study also applied statistical tools such as Authorship pattern, Relative Growth Rate, Collaborative Index, Degree of Collaboration, Zipf Law ...


A Bibliometric Analysis Of Theses At The School Of Nuclear And Allied Sciences, University Of Ghana, Legon, Albert Paa Kojo Ebi Bilson, Anankyela Anaba Alemna, Edwin Ellis Badu Apr 2019

A Bibliometric Analysis Of Theses At The School Of Nuclear And Allied Sciences, University Of Ghana, Legon, Albert Paa Kojo Ebi Bilson, Anankyela Anaba Alemna, Edwin Ellis Badu

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The purpose of the study was to analyse the Master of Philosophy and the Doctor of Philosophy theses publications by postgraduate students at the School of Nuclear and Allied Science (SNAS), University of Ghana from (2008 - 2016) using the INIS database as the source of data. The study used the bibliometric method. The purposive sampling technique was used to retrieve four hundred and fourteen (414) theses records from a population of five hundred and thirty eight (538) theses records published in Ghana. The International Nuclear Information System (INIS) database and the search query language (country:Ghana AND recordtype:Thesis/Dissertation ...


Bibliometric Analysis Of Library Philosophy And Practice: A Study Based On Scopus Database, Kannan P, Thanuskodi S Apr 2019

Bibliometric Analysis Of Library Philosophy And Practice: A Study Based On Scopus Database, Kannan P, Thanuskodi S

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Bibliometric is an emerging thrust area of research and has now become a well established part of information research and a quantitative approach to the description of documents. Bibliometric has grown out of the realization that literature is growing and changing out of a rate with which no librarian or information worker equipped with traditional bibliographic skills and methods could keep abreast. This study aims to present a bibliometric analysis of the Library Philosophy and Practice journal, the aim being to offer a summary of research activity in library and information science and characterize its most important aspects. The paper ...


Seed Technology Research Output: A Scientometric Analysis On Scopus Database, Suresh N, Thanuskodi S Dr. Apr 2019

Seed Technology Research Output: A Scientometric Analysis On Scopus Database, Suresh N, Thanuskodi S Dr.

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

. The study analyses the seed technology research publications during 2008-2017 based on the Scopus database. The objective of the study was to perform a scientometric analysis of all seed technology research publication. Data for a study is total of 8576 have been downloaded and analyzed according to objectives. The study reveals that the growth of literature follows the liner growth pattern, journal articles are the most published form of literature (73.83%), International Journal Of Food Science and Technology followed by Nongye Gongcheng Xuebao Transactions Of The Chinese Society Of Agricultural Engineering are top journals, China and Chinese Academy of ...


Mapping Of Research Productivity On Nanotechnology In Canada: A Scientometric Profile, Chandran Velmurugan Apr 2019

Mapping Of Research Productivity On Nanotechnology In Canada: A Scientometric Profile, Chandran Velmurugan

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

A scientometric assessment of the scientific publications has been considered in this analysis by examining annual growth rate of publications, collaborative countries, and territories, preferred subject areas and research work, prolific organizations and institutions and top-ranked journals and highly productive papers etc. This paper focuses on the literature growth and development in Nanotechnology in Canada as reflected in the web of science data database. During the period between 1994 and 2014, a total 576 scientific research papers along with cited references are 34955 were published in the field in Canada. The average number of literature output were published per year ...


Research Contribution Of Bibliometric Studies As Reflected In Web Of Science From 2013 To 2017, Dr. Jayaprakash G. Hugar, Mallikarjun M. Bachlapur Dr., Gavisiddappa A Dr Apr 2019

Research Contribution Of Bibliometric Studies As Reflected In Web Of Science From 2013 To 2017, Dr. Jayaprakash G. Hugar, Mallikarjun M. Bachlapur Dr., Gavisiddappa A Dr

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

An attempt has been made in this paper to identify the research productivity on the bibliometircs subject published from 2013 to 2017 in the Web of Science database. 1422 research articles on bibliometrics published in various library science journals and indexed in the web of science database is considered as a basis of data for the study. In this article we made an attempt to analyze the pattern of publication of 1422 research articles. The study involved on various bibliometric components such as annual growth rate, authorship pattern, distribution of contribution by country wise, language wise, institution wise, most prolific ...


Publication Output Of Journal ‘Veterinary World’ (2008-2017) : A Bibliometric Analysis, Vijayakumar P, Sivasubraminiyan G, Saraswati Rao M Apr 2019

Publication Output Of Journal ‘Veterinary World’ (2008-2017) : A Bibliometric Analysis, Vijayakumar P, Sivasubraminiyan G, Saraswati Rao M

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This paper presents a bibliometric study of the journal "Veterinary World" during the year 2008-2017. The year wise distribution of papers, authorship pattern, institution-wise distribution, length of the papers, type of the document published, international authored contributions and citation etc., of the journal have been taken for this study. The total number of documents published during the period has been 1954 and they have been pulled out from Scopus database. The highest number of publications registered in 2016 (250 articles, 12.79%) and the lowest was in 2008 (132 articles, 6.76%). The annual average growth rate of 7.32 ...


Mapping The Research Publications Pattern Of Faculties Of Library And Information Science Department, Mizoram University, Aizawl From 2008-2017: A Bibliometric Study, Ravi Kumar Shukla, Sanjay Kumar Singh Prof., Manoj Kumar Verma Dr. Mar 2019

Mapping The Research Publications Pattern Of Faculties Of Library And Information Science Department, Mizoram University, Aizawl From 2008-2017: A Bibliometric Study, Ravi Kumar Shukla, Sanjay Kumar Singh Prof., Manoj Kumar Verma Dr.

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The paper focuses on the mapping of library and information science research publication output of the faculty member of the department of library and information science (DLIS), Mizoram University (MZU) during the period of ten years i.e. (2008-2017). The detailed curriculum vitae of faculty members of DLIS were obtained and bibliographic information of their papers was recorded. The study deals with 279 publications of DLIS, MZU. The present study examines and analysis that the DLIS output by different patterns such as the form of publication, the relative growth rate of publications, doubling time for publications, annual growth rate (AGR ...


Accounting, Organizations And Society: A Bibliometric Study Based On The Science Direct Database During The Year, 2005-2014., Barada Kanta Mohanty Mar 2019

Accounting, Organizations And Society: A Bibliometric Study Based On The Science Direct Database During The Year, 2005-2014., Barada Kanta Mohanty

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

A totalityof 1000 papers from selected journal “Accounting, Organizations and Society” from the subject area of Social sciences has beenconsideredas the major source of data collected from Science Direct Bibliographic database for the present research work as a survey of 10 years (2005-2014)a citation length of whole study.The study examines the various aspects of the journal such as: Authors productivity,degree of collaboration,authorship pattern,citation pattern,productive countries and institutions,prolific author,scholarly publications and research excellence ect. The paper highlightsinstitutions by distribution of their productivity. The research output of this study provides a better understanding of ...


An Analysis Of The Research Productivity Of Faculty Members: A Case Study Of Bishop Heber College, Tiruchirappalli, Gnana J. Prasad Jan 2019

An Analysis Of The Research Productivity Of Faculty Members: A Case Study Of Bishop Heber College, Tiruchirappalli, Gnana J. Prasad

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This paper presents a bibliometric analysis of the Bishop Heber College research output, over the 20 years’ period from 1998 to 2018. In a period of 20 years, Bishop Heber College has published 599 publications of which were published in the highly reputed journals (SCOPUS listed journals) in core subjects of Science and Humanities with the average of 10 papers per year. Over the last 10 years’ time period has increased research publications over the most recent 7-year window compared with the first 10 years. Based on citations, from 2007 to 2011, the average citation rate is high and the ...


Global Papers On Supreme Court Judgments During 2000-2016: A Bibliometric Study, Banalata Pradhan Mrs, Annapurna Pattnaik Jan 2019

Global Papers On Supreme Court Judgments During 2000-2016: A Bibliometric Study, Banalata Pradhan Mrs, Annapurna Pattnaik

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This paper analyses the growth and development of productivity in Supreme Court Judgments Worldwide during the period 2000-2016, data extracted from Scopus database. The focus of the study is on highest producing countries and institutions engaged in research and their impact on the society. The study shows that the World output in Supreme Court judgments has grown continuously during the period of study but in an inconsistent way. USA contributed highest 49.64% papers to the total World’s output followed by UK and Canada. Only a small proportion (35.99%) remains uncited during the period of study.


E-Learning Research Papers In Web Of Science: A Biliometric Analysis, Nishat Fatima, Abu K S Jan 2019

E-Learning Research Papers In Web Of Science: A Biliometric Analysis, Nishat Fatima, Abu K S

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Purpose – The paper aims to explore and identify the trends in E-Learning research at the global level.

Design/methodology/approach – The data were collected from the Web of Science database covering the period from 1989- 2018 in order to identify substantial contributions that have been published in the field of E-Learning. A total of 9826 records were retrieved. The data was analyzed to reveal different trends prevailing in E-Learning research including prominent contributing countries, authorship patterns adopted, the degree of collaboration, collaborative index, prominent sources for publication of research, visibility of research in term of citation trends like citations received ...