ISSN: 2249 - 0213

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Development of Indian LIS Literature: A Study of Pre 1990s and Post 1990s Era

The study analyses the development of Indian LIS literature for the period of Pre 1990s to Post 1990s. The data related to Library and Information Science literature have been collected from online version of Library and Information Science Abstract (LISA) database. On the basis of collected data, the study attempts to examine frequency of the subject area covered, authorship pattern, prolific authors and most productive journals. Results of the study shows that there is marked differences in subject areas covered from traditional to modern, patterns of authorship increases from single author to collaborative team work, prolific authorship and productivity of journals also changes. This study also shows there is steady growth in Indian LIS literature in the year 2011 as compared to 1970. The paper concludes with the findings of the study.

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