Acknowledgement Patterns: A Bibliometrics Study on International Journal of Information Management

Vanita P. Nimale, Vaishali Khaparde, Fawaz Abdullah Alhamdi, (doi: 10.23953/cloud.ijalis.239)


The purpose of this article is to analyze the acknowledgements appears in the research articles of International Journal of Information Management covering period 2003-2013. In the present study period 123 articles out of 538 (22.86%) articles contained acknowledgements. The acknowledgements appearing in this journal are further analyses in order to find out number of acknowledgements per paper, frequency of occurrence, types, and highly acknowledged individuals. The results show that the Peer Interactive Communication (PIC) acknowledgements are highest (28.28%) which is followed by Financial Support with (22.36%) Clerical support acknowledgements are lowest with (1.31%).


International Journal of Information Management; Acknowledgement Patterns; Bibliometrics Study

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