Citations and Self citations of Indian Authors in Pharmacy Journals: A Study Based on Indian Citation Index

G Ulaganathan, R Senthilkumar

Abstract


Indian Citation Index database is a powerful tool to search, track, and measure and collaborate in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities. This article discusses the published research articles, citations and self-citations in the Pharmacy Journals which are available in Indian Citation Index. There are 26249 articles published from 6 Pharmacy Journals. Among the 6, Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research occupies first position with 7191 (27.40%) articles and International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical sciences occupies second rank with 5416 (20.63%) articles and Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological, and chemical sciences is in third 4639 (17.67%). In the year 2014, 6484 (24.70%) articles are published and it is highest when comparing to other years.

Keywords


Pharmacy, Indian Citation Index, Citations, Self Citations, JCI, RII, Uncited %.

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