A Study of Linear Scatter of Articles and Growth Rate of Informatics in Information Storage and Retrieval Literature

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The article literature on Information Storage and Retrieval in library and information science having application of Informatics is studied for the period of twenty years from 1981 to 2000. Ranking of journals and their contributions are described. The paper examines the linear scatter of articles, application of Bradford's law, nature of bibliography and the core journals in the area. The linear regression analysis on the data implies the extent of literature coverage in the bibliography of the subject area. The study also describes the growth rate of journals and articles with the analysis of most productive journals.
Keywords: Linear Scatter of articles, Grow rate of articles, Informatics, Information storage and retrieval articles.