Bibliometric research productivity analysis: A case study of Shifa Tameer-e-Millat University

  • Amir Latif Library, Shifa College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Shifa Tameer-e-Millat University, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Ikram Ul Haq Library, College of Dentistry, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Keywords: bibliometric, scientific productivity, research, publications


Objectives: This study is aimed to conduct a bibliometric analysis of research productivity of Shifa Tameer-e-Millat University (STMU).

Methodology: Data was collected from online resources from 2012 to 2018. The outcome parameters were the number of publications in each year, document type, scrutiny of the subject area, authorship pattern, research collaboration, frequently used journal and the range of references. 

Results: STMU produced 231 documents with frequent references between of 20 to 29. Two-thirds of total publications consisted of original articles and Pharmacology was found to be the preferred area of research. 

Conclusion: Research publication is the key element to measure academic performance. There has been a growing tendency in publications over the past three years.   


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Latif A, Haq I. Bibliometric research productivity analysis: A case study of Shifa Tameer-e-Millat University. JSTMU [Internet]. 9Aug.2020 [cited 23Oct.2020];3(1):49 -55. Available from:
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