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Altmetric analysis of scholarly articles published in DESIDOC Journal of Library and Information Technology

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Year : 2023, Volume : 61, Issue : 4

First page : ( 49) Last page : ( 64)

Print ISSN : 0024-2292. Online ISSN : 0976-2469.

Article DOI : 10.5958/0976-2469.2023.00031.3


Altmetric analysis of scholarly articles published in DESIDOC Journal of Library and Information Technology


Khatale Sagar1, Raut Ashish2

1Librarian, K.J. Somaiya Institute of Dharma Studies, Somaiya Vidyavihar University, Mumbai, E-mail: sagar.khatale@somaiya.edu

2Librarian, Shri Shivaji College of Arts, Commerce and Science, Akola, E-mail: ashish.satvik@gmail.com


Abstract

The present study aims to examine the altmetric presence in scholarly articles and track the academic and societal utilization of research published in the DESIDOC Journal of Library and Information Technology.The population consists of the scholarly articles published in DJLIT and indexed on the Web of Science from the year 2005 to 2020. Web of Science database was used to measure the number of article citations and Altmetric Explorer was used to get the Altmetric Attention Score. Out of the 573 scholarly articles indexed on the Web of Science, 27 (4.71%) articles had an altmetric attention score. The highest number of received citations was 63, and the highest altmetric attention score was 13. The research findings demonstrated that India is the majorcontributor with 85% of the scholarly articles to DJLIT. Twitter (43.39%) followed by Wikipedia (20.75%) are the popular digital media platforms where DJLIT articles were mentioned. Librarians were the most active readers of DJLIT research on Mendeley with 242 readers (25.07%) and the Social Science discipline with 368 highest readers (38.13%) on Mendeley who reads DJLIT Publications.


Keywords

Altmetric, Scholarly Articles, DESIDOC Journal of Library and Information Technology, DJLIT, Web of Science.

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