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CSIR-IICB Research Productivity during 2001-2010: A Scientometric Analysis of Publications

The present research is an attempt to describe the quantity and quality of research publications of CSIR-IICB, Kolkata during ten years period from 2001-2010. The population under study was of 1228 documents on media literacy published through 2011. The results were analyzed based on date of publication, type of document, authorship pattern, source of publications, subject areas, affiliations, country origin of foreign collaborators. Citation indicators formed the second phase of investigation in the present study. There was increasing trend from 2001 to 2005 and reported 33.90% increase but there was considerable amount of fluctuation during 2006 to 2010. In the year 2006 53.01% increase was reported over 2001. The analysis of data based on document type indicated that, out of the 1228 publications, 1041 were articles (84.77%), 59 were reviews (4.80%), and 43 were conference papers (3.50%). It was disclosed from the analysis that major focus area of research as highest research papers were on Leishmania with 223 (29.89%) publications, followed by Synthesis of New Chemical Entities with 109 (14.61%) and Cancer Research with 101 (8.22%). The data analyzed to identify foreign collaboration and found the largest number of papers were published in Journal of Neurochemistry 27 (2.20%) followed by Tetrahedron Letters with 26 (2.12%) and Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry            with 20 (1.63 %). The most cited articles from 2001 up to 2010 included 46 researches on the h-index. University of Calcutta was the top collaborator from the country followed by Jadavpur University and Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute. 

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