Bibliometric Analysis of Proceedings of the Paksitan Academy of Sciences: Part B from 2016 to 2021

A Short Bibliometric Note from 2016 to 2021

Authors

  • Waseem Hassan Institute of Chemical Sciences, University of Peshawar, Peshawar 25120, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.53560/PPASB(59-2)683

Keywords:

PPAS B, Scopus, Publications

Abstract

Proceedings of the Pakistan Academy of Sciences: Part B (Life and Environmental Sciences) is the official flagship journal of the Pakistan Academy of Sciences. It publishes in the fields of agricultural, biological, environmental and health sciences. Scopus database is directly covering it since 2016 and till 19th April 2022, it has published 210 research documents majorly comprising of articles (n=141), book chapters (n=36), conference papers (n=26), reviews (n=6) and one (n=1) note. It also received 232 total citations. We extracted the publication data from Scopus in BibTeX format and analyzed it on R-Studio. In all publications, 313 authors from 278 institutes or universities from 14 Asian, 6 European, 2 Middle East, 1 Oceanic (Australia), 2 North American, 1 South American (Brazil) and 3 African countries have contributed. The country co-authorship network (constructed on Vosviewer) is presented in Supplemnetaty data (Figure 1). The lists of all authors (with total publications (TP), total citations (TC), publications
years, h-index, g-index and m-index), all universities (with TP) and countries (with TP) are provided in supplementary data (Table 1, 2 & 3). It has achieved considerable CiteScore (0.6), SJR (0.143) and SNIP (0.347) calculated on 05th May 2022 by Scopus for the year 2021. The success could be attributed to the editorial board (which has experts from Pakistan, Australia, Canada, China, USA, Turkey, Oman, Malaysia, and Indonesia), reviewers, authors, and editorial management. The number of publications, citations and its foothold in different countries confirm that the journal’s reputation is significantly improving

Published

2022-07-07

How to Cite

Hassan, W. . (2022). Bibliometric Analysis of Proceedings of the Paksitan Academy of Sciences: Part B from 2016 to 2021: A Short Bibliometric Note from 2016 to 2021. Proceedings of the Pakistan Academy of Sciences: Part B (Life and Environmental Sciences), 59(2), 1–17. https://doi.org/10.53560/PPASB(59-2)683

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Articles