JLIS abstracts


MUSIB (SK). Age of Literature Studies in Philosophy. 12,1,1987;46-52

Citation received by the eight journals in the field of philosophy from 1970-80 have been analysed in order to determine the distribution of citations in different age groups. Result shows that journal literature decays faster than book literature. Period wise analysis also shows the same result.


MUSIB (SK). Production of Journals in Agriculture, Agricultural Economics and Economics: Their Country of Origin, Frequency and Agency of Publications. 9,2;1984;160-66

Attempts to find out the countries publishing maximum number of journals in the field of agriculture, agricultural economics and economics. Attempts to analyse the frequency and agency of publications of the journals. Shows that USA published maximum number of journals in all the three fields. Points out that only 10 countries are sufficient to cover 70% of journal production. Mentions that the most popular frequency of publications is 'monthly' followed by 'quarterly' in the three fields and the most popular agency of publication is 'business firms' in economics, 'government' in agricultural economics and 'associations' in agriculture.