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Bibliometric Analysis of IP&M Journal (1980–2015). Journal of Scientometric Research. 2018;7(1):54-62. doi:10.5530/jscires.7.1.8..
This study aims to present a bibliometric analysis of the journal titled “Information Processing & Management (IP & M)” for the period from 1980 to 2015. The present study was conducted with an aim to provide a summary of research activity in current journal and characterize its most important aspects. The analysis covers mainly the year-wise distribution of articles, category-wise classification of papers, authorship patterns of papers, degree of collaboration, most prolific contributions of papers, institutions- wise distribution of contributions, geographical distribution of papers, and citation analysis of the IP&M journal. The analysis showed that 2,913 papers were published in journal of IP&M from 1980 to 2015. The highest percentage was articles (67.15%) among the published document types. In this study, we have identified top 10 prolific authors, top 10 institutions and top 24 prolific countries with number of papers. Researchers from USA have been made the most percentage of contributions (50.88%). We have also identified that from the period 1980-1985 to the period 2010-2015 degree of collaboration has been increased in 3 times. All the studies demonstrate the merits and weakness of the journal which will be helpful for its further development.