- Research Scholar, Department of Library and Information Science, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
- HOD & Library i/c, Department of Library and Information Science, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
Scientific collaboration networks were contemporary academic research. This study represents the scientific structure and evolution pattern of the articles and authors’ collaboration in ‘Journal of Virology’ between 1989 and 2020, data were downloaded from Web of Science core collection database. A total of 38133 records were extracted to calculate collaboration and authorship pattern, co-authorship network and authorship ranking and indices. Some software such as Bibexcel, VOS viewer and Pajek were mainly used for drawing the maps and analysing the data. In the authorship pattern, the highest no. of scientific publications were devoted to the articles written by four authors (14.99%). The dominance of multi-authored papers over single-authored papers with more than 98% of all papers. The collaborative coefficient (CC) is 0.76, and the degree of collaboration (DC) is 0.998 during the mentioned years, which represents the number of single-authored articles is very low. The paper presents the method and potential applications of co-authorship network, and the main authors appraise the dynamics of the virology authorship network from published papers in the Journal of virology via bibliometric analysis.
Keywords: Virology, Journal of Virology, authorship pattern, collaboration index (CI), co-authorship index (CAI), collaborative coefficient (CC), and co-authorship network.
[This article belongs to Journal of Advancements in Library Sciences(joals)]
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|Received||July 23, 2020|
|Accepted||November 15, 2021|
|Published||November 29, 2021|