International Journal of
Library and Information Science

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Lib. Inf. Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2537
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJLIS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 246

Full Length Research Paper

A study on annual conferences of society for the advancement of Library and Information Science: A scientometric analysis

P. Panneerselvam
  • P. Panneerselvam
  • Abdur Rahman University, G.S.T Road, Vandalur Chennai ? 600 048, India.
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  •  Received: 06 March 2013
  •  Accepted: 05 December 2014
  •  Published: 31 December 2014


The study presents a secientomertic portrait of the National conferences, which are organized by Society for the Advancement of Library and Information Science (SALIS) jointly with other Institutions at different parts of Tamilnadu.  National conferences which were organized from 2009 to 2013 were considered for the study.  Number of papers published and presented, number of authors who have contributed for the above mentioned conferences, degree of collaboration etc. and the key details were analysed. The data were collected from the respective conference proceedings. In this regard, the organizing secretaries of each conference were consulted as and when required. 


Key words: Scientometric, SALIS, national conference, authorship pattern, degree of collaboration.