NUTRITION LITERATURE OF BANGLADESH: A BIBLIOMETRIC STUDY

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Zabed Ahmed S. M.
Md. Anisur Rahman

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This paper presents the results of a bibliometric analysis of nutrition literature of Bangladesh. A list of periodical articles on various aspects of nutrition research of Bangladesh published during 1972 - 2006 was compiled for analysis. A total of 636 articles by 998 authors were identified. The articles were published in 100 local and foreign journals. The five-yearly distribution of nutrition literature shows that there is a rapid growth of nutrition literature from 1987 onwards. Lotka’s law is found to be applicable to nutrition literature of Bangladesh. Bradford-Zipf distribution also appears to be applicable to the literature.

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S. M., Z. A., & Rahman, M. A. (2017). NUTRITION LITERATURE OF BANGLADESH: A BIBLIOMETRIC STUDY. Malaysian Journal of Library &Amp; Information Science, 13(1), 35–43. Retrieved from http://mjlis.um.edu.my/index.php/MJLIS/article/view/6970
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