Study of H-index in Evaluation of Library and Information Science Journals

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 220)


This study aims to make an empirical research of h-index in the evaluation of library and information science journals. The evaluation objects are 19 kinds of library and information science core journals from the Journal of Library Science in China using citation, h-index, and relative h-index. It proved that this journal has a top h-index, relative h-index, citation, and highest citation in the library and information science core journals, and high quality authors of highest citation. The papers in the journal have a high quality and excellent academic influence.


Citation H-index Relative h-index Periodical evaluation Library and information science 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Library of Hebe United UniversityTangshanChina

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