Authorship and Collaboration pattern in the field of Social Sciences at Jawaharlal Nehru University: A study


Shipra Awasthi
Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi


The study presents the trend in authorship and growth pattern with a sample of 2128 articles during 1998-2017. The average number of authors per paper is 1.69. In the twenty years of the period; the single authorship articles are higher and predominating the multi-authorship ones. The purpose of the paper is to study and analyze the authorship pattern, finding prolific authors, and throw light on the top ten most preferred journals for publication. The study aims to analyze the average number of authors per paper and productivity per author in the field of social sciences at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

October 24, 2018