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Newspaper Citations in Scientific Publications Inde/xed in Web of Science (2001-2010)


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1 Central Library, North Eastern Hill University, Tura Campus, Tura – 794002, Meghalaya, India
2 Department of Library and Information Science, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong – 793022, Meghalaya, India
     

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The objective of the paper is to find out the citations of newspapers in scientific publications during 2001-2010. The study was carried out for twenty English newspapers indexed in Web of Science with 250 or more citations up to 31st December, 2015. For the present study only newspaper articles of these twenty newspapers with 2 (two) or more citations were considered. During the study period there were 4146 records (newspaper articles) with 13250 citations in different scientific publications. The citations to these news paper articles in scientific publications increased gradually from 2006 onwards. These newspaper articles were highly cited in Fordham Law Review (USA) with 160 (1.21%) citations followed by American Journal of International Law (USA) with 138 (1.04%) citations.

Keywords

Citation Analysis, Newspaper Citations, Scientific Publications, Web of Science.
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Angom Jeevan Singh
Central Library, North Eastern Hill University, Tura Campus, Tura – 794002, Meghalaya
India

S. Ravikumar
Department of Library and Information Science, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong – 793022, Meghalaya
India


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Authors

Angom Jeevan Singh
Central Library, North Eastern Hill University, Tura Campus, Tura – 794002, Meghalaya, India
S. Ravikumar
Department of Library and Information Science, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong – 793022, Meghalaya, India

Abstract


The objective of the paper is to find out the citations of newspapers in scientific publications during 2001-2010. The study was carried out for twenty English newspapers indexed in Web of Science with 250 or more citations up to 31st December, 2015. For the present study only newspaper articles of these twenty newspapers with 2 (two) or more citations were considered. During the study period there were 4146 records (newspaper articles) with 13250 citations in different scientific publications. The citations to these news paper articles in scientific publications increased gradually from 2006 onwards. These newspaper articles were highly cited in Fordham Law Review (USA) with 160 (1.21%) citations followed by American Journal of International Law (USA) with 138 (1.04%) citations.

Keywords


Citation Analysis, Newspaper Citations, Scientific Publications, Web of Science.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.17821/srels%2F2021%2Fv58i4%2F155744