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Research productivity of Sri Venkateswara University, Andhra Pradesh: A scientometric study

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Year : 2023, Volume : 61, Issue : 3

First page : ( 36) Last page : ( 50)

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

Article DOI : 10.5958/0976-2469.2023.00026.X

Research productivity of Sri Venkateswara University, Andhra Pradesh: A scientometric study

Maddisetty Balaji1, Babu K Suredra2

1Resarch Scholar, Department of Library and Information Science, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati

2Professor and I/C Librarian, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati


Sri Venkatewara University is the second oldest in Andhra Pradesh and has produced several academicians, philosophers, scientists, philanthropists, etc. In terms of academic performance, research, and outreach, it has a unique place among Indian universities. The current study demonstrated Sri Venkateswara University's research productivity based on information gathered from research papers indexed in SCOPUS during 2012 to 2021. During the given time, 3,144 indexed publications were downloaded. The objective of the research is to examine publication growth, citations, authorship patterns, country participation, and affiliation. The key results imply that research output decreases after 2014 into negative side; C.K. Jayasankar Department of Physics with 160 publications occupied as prolific author, Journal of Luminescence with 54 publications occupied as productive publication; most of the prolific authors do not appear in the highly cited publications list; India is the leading contributor with 2268 publications, followed by South Korea with 156 publications; ‘Article’ and ‘Non human’ are two currently popular terms being used during the period.


Research productivity, Sri Venkateswara University, Scientometrics, Publication growth rate, Productive Authors, Scopus.



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