Publication Trends In Journal of School Social Work (2004-2013) : A Bibliometric Review

Sinu, E (2014) Publication Trends In Journal of School Social Work (2004-2013) : A Bibliometric Review. International Journal of Scientific Research, 3 (12). pp. 371-374. ISSN 2277 - 8179

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Abstract

Aim: To evaluate the trends of articles published in Journal of School Social Work, India. MATERIALS AND Methods: Totally 210 articles were selected randomly from 2004-2013 and all the articles from the particular issue were included for the review. Results: Majority of the articles were contributed by female authors (57%), single authors (72%), academicians (51%), Government Institutions (47%), 53.8% articles were from Tamilnadu, followed by Karnataka (23.8%). 59% contributors were from Social Work discipline. Research articles constituted 17.2%. Conclusion: There is a trend towards academicians contributing more number of non-empirical articles. There is strong need to swift towards considering empirical studies for publication for growth of school social work in India.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Bibliometric review; scientific communication; scholarly publishing.
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Psychiatry
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 11 Dec 2014 04:25
Last Modified: 11 Dec 2014 04:25
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/141262

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