Analysis of research papers published in the Journal of Marine Biological Association of India during 1959 - 2008

Vivekanandan, E and Manjusha, U and Remya, R (2009) Analysis of research papers published in the Journal of Marine Biological Association of India during 1959 - 2008. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 51 (1). pp. 14-20.

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In 50 years, 1961 research papers have been published in the Journal of Marine Biological Association of India. The number of pages per paper decreased from 10.4 during 1974 - 1978 to 5.6 during 2004 - 2008. On the other hand, the number of references quoted per paper increased from 9.2 during 1959 - 1963, to 17.2 during 2004 - 2008. The number of authors in a paper increased from 1.3 (1959 - 1963) to 2.8 (2004 - 2008). During 1959 - 1963, the women authors were only 1.3% which increased to 28.1% during 2004-2008. A total of 3789 authors affiliated to 356 institutions contributed papers. Of this, 162 are from international institutions and 194 are from India. Among the 194 institutions in India, which contributed research papers to JMBAI, 60 were from Tamil Nadu (including the Union Territory of Puducherry) followed by Kerala (36) and Maharashtra (32). Among 19 major subjects covered by the JMBAI, a large number of papers were published on biology such as food and feeding, life history, morphology, developmental biology etc (556 papers; 27.1%). The maximum research concentration was on the Infraclass Teleostii (560 papers; 33.8%), Class Crustacea (424 papers; 25.6%) and Class Bivalvia (119 papers; 7.2%).

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Journal of Marine Biological Association of India; research papers; analysis
Subjects:Library & Information Science > Bibliometrics
Divisions:Library & Documentation
ID Code:2203
Deposited By:Dr. V Mohan
Deposited On:10 Aug 2010 10:50
Last Modified:09 Oct 2014 10:02

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