IJSRP, Volume 3, Issue 3, March 2013 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Ipsita Panda, Bulu Maharana, Durllav Charan Chhatar
This paper analyses publication and citation patterns in the Journal of Information Literacy (JIL) an open access journal from 2007-2012. The results show that the number of research articles 68 (51.9%) is highest among other types of publications such as book reviews 36 (27.49), conference papers 27 (20.61%), etc. A majority of contributions 94 (71.75%) emanating from UK and other countries have very meager contribution. Almost all the papers 124 (94.65%) are from academic institutions and a very few papers 7 (5.35) are from non-academic institutions. The citations demonstrated that individual research 90 (68.7%) is much higher than collaborative research. So far as profile of the authors concerned, almost equal number of faculty members and professionals contribute to JIL. The journal maintains all the features in terms of content, structure, citations, credibility of authorship, etc. to be considered as an international journal especially devoted Information Literacy. However, there no information regarding the indexing services which include the journal.