Special Paper A Bibliometric Portrait of Pakistan Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research (PJSIR) During the Period of 1958-2007

Zameer Hussain Baladi
2018 Pakistan journal of scientific and industrial research  
Abstract. Pakistan Journal of Science and Industrial Research (PJSIR) had celebrated its sixtieth anniversary in 2017. Inspired by this occasion, this observational study presents a bibliometric review on the quantity of all published materials under the caption of Physical, Biological and Technological Sciences with Short Communications during the period of 1958-2007 in Pakistan. The data of 340 issues of PJSIR was downloaded and collected to tabulate from the website of electronic journal:
more » ... tp: www.pjsir.org/arc.php) during January-July, 2018. This study expressed that n=4929; 14.4% articles were published in 340 issues of PJSIR during the period of 1958-2007. Total 4417 (1790; 36.3%, 1651; 33.5%, and 976; 19.8%) articles published under the caption of Physical, Biological, and Technology out of 4929 articles. Remaining 512; 10.3% articles were short communications. Maximum articles n=1375; 28% were published in the fourth decade and n=694; 14% articles in the first decade as a minimum. The short communications n=208; 4.2% related to biological science take a position with the slight margin to other disciplines. PJSIR published regularly from 1958 to this day. It is counted a teamwork of the management of Journal and supported by Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (PCSIR) Government-owned body. There are few examples in the world to publish a scientific journal which covers three major disciplines of science.
doi:10.52763/pjsir.biol.sci.61.3.2018.121.125 fatcat:odbbevqt5fdkbbo4bvaapnc7qe