Journal of Current Trends in Library and Information Science <p>JCTL launched in April 2014 and now we are inviting research papers from academics - Faculty members and Librarians, corporate executives, researchers and other interest groups.</p> <p>JCTL (PRINT ISSN: 2348-8395) is an International Refereed journal. The journal is committed to rapidly delivering high-quality research findings and results to the world. It publishes yearly two issues and it is available in print as well as in online. We invite original research work, in the form of full length articles, in the field of Library and Information Science focusing on recent trends.</p> <p>Kindly send your manuscripts in 3000 to 5000 words with typed in double line spacing with consecutive page numbers with each contribution must carry an informative title followed by name, designation and affiliation of the contributor(s) with their email Id.</p> <p>An informative abstract of manuscript should contain about 150-200 words. Acronyms and abbreviations should be spelt out in full when first used in manuscript. Articles should have a complete references in APA style and it should be listed in the end of the manuscripts.</p> <p>The Paper will under go for Double Blind Review. The Publisher will not collect any processing fee from Authors.</p> <p>Kindly send your articles to</p> en-US Journal of Current Trends in Library and Information Science 2348-8395 STATUS OF AUTOMATION AND NETWORKING AMONG THE COLLEGE LIBRARIES AFFILIATED TO BHARATHIAR UNIVERSITY <p>The automation in libraries has&nbsp;changed day to day activities,&nbsp;storage and retrieval techniques&nbsp;save the time of both user and&nbsp;library personal. The objectives&nbsp;of this study are to identify the&nbsp;status of automation through&nbsp;findings of a survey. Out of&nbsp;120college libraries which were&nbsp;affiliated to Bharathiar University<br>selected for this study. This study&nbsp;tries to analyze the status of&nbsp;library automation , availability of&nbsp;suitable library automation&nbsp;software and network facilities&nbsp;available in college libraries&nbsp;affiliated to Bharathiar&nbsp; University,&nbsp;Coimbatore, Tamilnadu. It was&nbsp;found that 92 college libraries&nbsp;computerized and using different<br>types of software. Only 2 libraries&nbsp;out of 92 implemented RFID&nbsp;technology. Only 40.2% of the&nbsp;libraries having web online public&nbsp;access catalogue facility and&nbsp;only25% of the libraries would&nbsp;like to share their resources<br>through networking.</p> V Rajendran R Senthil Kumar ##submission.copyrightStatement## 2018-07-11 2018-07-11 5 1 1 4 PUBLICATION PRODUCTIVITY OF BHARATHIAR UNIVERSITY, TAMIL NADU: A BIBLIOMETRIC STUDIES <p align="justify">Scopus is one of the largest&nbsp;abstract and citation database of&nbsp;peer – reviewed literature.&nbsp;Bharathiar university is one of the&nbsp;leading universities in Tamilnadu.&nbsp;The present study explores the&nbsp;research productivity of Bharathiar University based on&nbsp;the data collected from scopus&nbsp;over a period of eleven years&nbsp;from 2006 to 2016 and included a&nbsp;total of 4265 publications. The&nbsp;shedy also identities the annual&nbsp;growth of publications, authorship&nbsp;pattern, document wise&nbsp;distribution and most prolitic&nbsp;journals. The result indicates that&nbsp;majority of the research outputs&nbsp;are published in the scholarly&nbsp;journals and the result reveals&nbsp;that the publications are do not fit&nbsp;into Brahdford’s law of&nbsp;scatterings</p> K Kalimuthu R Jayabal K Baby ##submission.copyrightStatement## 2018-01-03 2018-01-03 5 1 5 11 SCIENTOMETRIC ANALYSIS OF RESEARCH WORK DONE ON EMPLOYABILITY <p>This paper presents a&nbsp;Scientometric Analysis of&nbsp;research work done on the&nbsp;emerging area of ‘ Employability&nbsp;’ during the recent years.Research on ‘Employability” is&nbsp;one of the emerging areas of the&nbsp;research not only in social&nbsp;science but also in Engineering&nbsp;and Technology also We have&nbsp;analyzed the research output&nbsp;data on ‘Employability ’ during&nbsp;1989–2017 indexed in the Web&nbsp;of science .The analysis maps&nbsp;comprehensively the parameters&nbsp;of total output, growth of output,&nbsp;authorship and country-level&nbsp;collaboration patterns, major&nbsp;contributors (countries,&nbsp;institutions and individuals) and&nbsp;top publication sources.</p> S Kumarasubramanian A Balakrishnan ##submission.copyrightStatement## 2018-01-03 2018-01-03 5 1 12 16 AN ANALYSIS OF RESEARCHGATE MEMBERSHIPS AND PUBLICATIONS OF STATE UNIVERSITIES IN INDIA <p>This paper examines the ResearchGate memberships and research contributions of State Universities in India. The data for the study have been extracted from ResearchGate website ( December 2017. 370 State Universities have been established by 29 States in India. Out of 370 Universities, the 98 State Universities were inactive in ResearchGate. Further the data were analyzed to find out the membership and publications of the Universities in ResearchGate. The Universities were classified into four zones like by North Zone, East Zone, West Zone and South Zone based on the location of the Universities. The result of the study clearly indicates that more number of research contributions were made by the 98 Universities located in South zone with 27811 members with 44325 publications and the Universities located in West Zone were contributed less with 13708 members and 17609 publications in ResearchGate.</p> B Jeyapragash T Rajkumar ##submission.copyrightStatement## 2019-05-14 2019-05-14 5 1 17 21 Attitude towards Digital / Library Institutional Repository among College Librarians of NAAC Accredited Institutions <p>Digital Library / Institutional Repositories (IRs) are established mainly to provide access to information resources which are otherwise not easily accessible in digital format. Many institutions across the world and particularly in India have successfully developed their own IRs but have not attempted to assess their importance and impact on the Users. The present study aims to find out the attitude towards Digital Library/Institutional Repository among Library and Information Science Professionals of NAAC Accredited Institutions.</p> A. Velayutham Dr. T. Magudeeswaran ##submission.copyrightStatement## 2018-04-01 2018-04-01 5 1 22 26 YOGA THERAPY: A SCIENTOMETRICS ANALYSIS <p>Yoga is a 5000-year-old Indian body of knowledge . The science of Yoga imbibes the complete essence of the Way of Life. The study examined Yoga Therapy research performance during 1989-2017 by conducing scientometric analysis of collected data has been extracted from Scopus database. The study mainly focused the year wise publication, Authorship pattern, Country-wise publication and language wise publication. The study found that It was noted that highest number of publications were published in the year 2017 and most of research outcomes were in English Language.</p> S . Elango Dr. T. Magudeeswaran Dr. S. Swaminathan ##submission.copyrightStatement## 2022-09-10 2022-09-10 5 1 27 30