Citation Analysis of Doctoral Dissertations in Animal Physiology Division Submitted to NDRI, Karnal, Haryana, India

Narendra Singh Rohila, B P Singh, S M Deb



Citation Analysis is a scientific method of measuring frequency and pattern of research information citations in research papers to establish linkage of one research document to another revealing their importance and propertiesThe present investigation aims to study the scientific literature use pattern through the Citation Analysis of doctoral dissertations.  For this five doctoral dissertations (P – 1541, P – 1535, P – 1507, P – 1506 and P – 1518) submitted to Animal Physiology Division, ICAR – NDRI, Karnal during the year 2017 were considered as base reference. The Citation Analysis of these five doctoral dissertations  revealed that out of  total 1628 citations,  highest 1477 numbers ( 90.72 % ) were cited from journals, followed by 73 (4.48%) from subject matter books and rest 78 numbers (4.80 %) from   scientific magazines, conference proceedings, theses,  etc.

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