Marine Pollution Bulletin: A Scientometric Analysis

By Sudhakar, K.; Thanuskodi, Dr S. | Library Philosophy and Practice, December 2018 | Go to article overview

Marine Pollution Bulletin: A Scientometric Analysis


Sudhakar, K., Thanuskodi, Dr S., Library Philosophy and Practice


Introduction

The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea defined pollution as 'the introduction by man, directly or indirectly, of substances or energy into the marine environment, including estuaries, which results or is likely to result in such deleterious effects as harm to living resources and marine life, hazards to human health, hindrance to marine activities, including fishing and other legitimate uses of the sea, impairment of quality for use of the sea water and reduction of amenities'. This article aimed to present the growth of the research and current trends in the marine pollution literature. This study reveals that how the research in Marine pollution is going on worldwide. This study also helps the book selection committee to decide whether to add more books or not in this discipline.

Marine Pollution Bulletin is published by Elsevier since 1970. The Journal is related with the rational use of marine resources in the seas, oceans and the tidal mouth of a large river, as well as with documenting marine pollution and introducing new forms of measurement and analysis. The Journal covers the topics related to marine pollution as news, comment, reviews and research reports. Moreover it covers the topics concerned with sewage disposal and pollution control, and also on the management, economic aspects and protection of the marine environment. Marine Pollution Bulletin (ISSN 0025-326X) published monthly and 2016 impact factor is 3.146.

Review of Literature

Teli, S., and Maity, A (2015) have analyzed the growth pattern of Higgs Boson literature during 2005-2014. The Scopus database has used to retrieve relevant data. Identified 4359 records contributed worldwide. The distribution of publications based on the year of production, country wise productivity, document type of the publications, Major subject categories , authors whose contribution is in the maximum level were studied. In India, the research in this field is infantile stage. The lacking on the contribution may be due to non- availability of international collaboration.

Thanuskodi (2011) analyses of articles and references provided at the end of each article contributed in Indian Journal of Chemistry from 2005-2009. The analysis cover mainly the number of articles, authorship pattern, forms of document cited, etc. All the studies point towards the merit and weakness of the journal which will be helpful for its further development. This study showed that most of the contributions are India. The authorship pattern of the articles published during the period of study. Maximum number of articles were contributed by two authors. This study also showed that majority of the contributors preferred journals as the source of information which occupied the top position. All the studies point towards the merits and weakness of the journal which will be helpful for its further development.

Sangam, S. L., and Bagalkoti, V. T. (2015) have analyzed the study of academic rankings of the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) accredited 50 Indian Universities output of publications in India extracted from Scopus database. This study explores that, 108666 papers during the study period 2001-2010. The average output is 2173 papers, in comparison the largest Number of papers 6533 (6.01%) was published by Jadavapur University, followed by Banaras Hindu University 6249 (5.75%). A total 336027 citations received, with an average citation per paper as 3.09. Utkal University scored highest average (9.23). According to collaboration, Anna University (7.22%) stands in the top place. This study provides the reader with a comprehensive understanding of a university, ranking schemes based on its methodological issues, and impacts on society. The rankings are used in policy and academic discussions.

Tripathi, H.K., Sharma, J., and Garg, K.C. (2015) have focused analyzes publication output of India on cereal crops reflected by its coverage in Indian Science Abstracts (ISA) and CAB Abstracts during 1965-2010. …

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