Document Type

Article

Department

Libraries

Abstract

Selected volumes of Pakistan Economic and Social Review were analyzed to find out citation pattern of their articles. Eight volumes of the journal were selected representation two volumes from a decade. The results revealed that a peer local journal Pakistan Development Review has been the most cited journal in the cited literature under study. Sixty percent of the citations were single-authored. More than 50 percent of the citations were from non-journal sources maintly books. Although citations from onoine sources were seen but in a negligible number. The age of about 25 percent of the total citations was five years. Most of the authors used foreign books as citations. Most the greatly cited journals were from the USA.

Comments

This work was published before the author (Ashraf Sharif) joined Aga Khan University.

Publication

Research Journal Social Sciences

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