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Self-Citation Trends in SRELS Journal of Information Management (SRELS): An Evaluation


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The present paper examines the proportion of self-citations in the SRELS Journal of Information Management during the period of 2008-2017. A total of 554 articles were published during the period with 7675 citations out of which 148 (26.71%) articles contain self-citations. There are total 387(5.04%) self-citations by the authors. The three categories of self-citations found in the journal- author self–citation (64.53%), author journal self-citation (6.22%) and journal self-citation (29.25%) have been examined.

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Author Self-Citations, Journal Self-Citations, Self-Citations, SRELS Journal of Information Management
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Sunil Kumar Yadav
Department of Library and Information Science, Mizoram University, Aizawl - 796004, Mizoram
India

S. N. Singh
Department of Library and Information Science, Mizoram University, Aizawl - 796004, Mizoram
India

Manoj Kumar Verma
Department of Library and Information Science, Mizoram University, Aizawl - 796004, Mizoram
India


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Authors

Sunil Kumar Yadav
Department of Library and Information Science, Mizoram University, Aizawl - 796004, Mizoram, India
S. N. Singh
Department of Library and Information Science, Mizoram University, Aizawl - 796004, Mizoram, India
Manoj Kumar Verma
Department of Library and Information Science, Mizoram University, Aizawl - 796004, Mizoram, India

Abstract


The present paper examines the proportion of self-citations in the SRELS Journal of Information Management during the period of 2008-2017. A total of 554 articles were published during the period with 7675 citations out of which 148 (26.71%) articles contain self-citations. There are total 387(5.04%) self-citations by the authors. The three categories of self-citations found in the journal- author self–citation (64.53%), author journal self-citation (6.22%) and journal self-citation (29.25%) have been examined.

Keywords


Author Self-Citations, Journal Self-Citations, Self-Citations, SRELS Journal of Information Management



DOI: https://doi.org/10.17821/srels%2F2018%2Fv55i6%2F132531