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A Bibliometric Study for Articles of the Jordanian Journal of Libraries and Information (1965-2017)

Version 1 : Received: 15 February 2021 / Approved: 19 February 2021 / Online: 19 February 2021 (12:34:23 CET)

How to cite: A. Abu Sirhan, A.; A. Al tawalbeh, S.; N. Mohsen, I. A Bibliometric Study for Articles of the Jordanian Journal of Libraries and Information (1965-2017). Preprints 2021, 2021020437 (doi: 10.20944/preprints202102.0437.v1). A. Abu Sirhan, A.; A. Al tawalbeh, S.; N. Mohsen, I. A Bibliometric Study for Articles of the Jordanian Journal of Libraries and Information (1965-2017). Preprints 2021, 2021020437 (doi: 10.20944/preprints202102.0437.v1).

Abstract

This study provides the bibliographical analysis of the articles produced by various authors from the year 1965 to 2017. Bibliometric approach is used to analyze data that is provided through standard statistical calculations. Findings indicated that, the highest rate of researches were produced during 1980s, with the average publication of 28.6 articles each year. Findings further indicated that the ratio of male population was high in producing articles, where most of the articles were based on single authorship. The analysis of the trend in terms of article type indicated researchers high level interest in producing biographies during 90s, which was then shifted to the production of articles related to library management after the beginning of 2000. Following the findings of this study, it is suggested to encourage researchers to explore diverse topics that lacked the interest of different authors.

Subject Areas

Jordanian; Bibliometric; Libraries and Information; Intellectual; Articles; Publications

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