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Bibliometric Study of Ananda Coomaraswamy:  Special Reference to Sri Lankan Libraries
Bibliometric Study of Ananda Coomaraswamy:  Special Reference to Sri Lankan Libraries
Bibliometric Study of Ananda Coomaraswamy:  Special Reference to Sri Lankan Libraries
Bibliometric Study of Ananda Coomaraswamy:  Special Reference to Sri Lankan Libraries
Bibliometric Study of Ananda Coomaraswamy:  Special Reference to Sri Lankan Libraries
Bibliometric Study of Ananda Coomaraswamy:  Special Reference to Sri Lankan Libraries
Bibliometric Study of Ananda Coomaraswamy:  Special Reference to Sri Lankan Libraries
Bibliometric Study of Ananda Coomaraswamy:  Special Reference to Sri Lankan Libraries
Bibliometric Study of Ananda Coomaraswamy:  Special Reference to Sri Lankan Libraries
Bibliometric Study of Ananda Coomaraswamy:  Special Reference to Sri Lankan Libraries
Bibliometric Study of Ananda Coomaraswamy:  Special Reference to Sri Lankan Libraries
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Bibliometric Study of Ananda Coomaraswamy: Special Reference to Sri Lankan Libraries

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Paper Presented at the NILIS Symposium 2012, …

Paper Presented at the NILIS Symposium 2012,
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National Institute of Library and Information Science, University of Colombo
@ Sri Lanka Foundation, Colombo, Sri Lanka

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  • 1. Bibliometric Study of Ananda Coomaraswamy: Special Reference to Sri Lankan Libraries R.M.Nadeeka Rathnabahu Assistant Librarian Postgraduate Institute of Archaeology University of Kelaniya rathnabahu@kln.ac.lkS.K. Illangarathne, Manori Samarakoon Assistant Librarian, Main Library, Assistant LibrarianRajarata University of Sri Lanka, Mihintale. Buddhist and Pali University ofskillangarathne@gmail.com Sri Lanka Manori454@yahoo.com NILIS Symposium 2012, Organized by the National Institute of Library and Information Science, University of Colombo @ Sri Lanka Foundation, Colombo, Sri Lanka 11/22-23/2012 1
  • 2.  Introduction Objectives Population & Sample Materials & Methods Limitations Results and Discussion Findings NILIS Symposium 2012 11/22-23/2012 2
  • 3.  AKC(1877-1947)According to the Murray Fowler (1947), Ananda Kentish Coomaraswamy(1877-1947) was a Ceylonese philosopher and metaphysician, as well as apioneering historian and philosopher of Indian arts, particularly artshistory and symbolism, and an early interpreter of Indian culture to theWest.OBJECTIVESTwo main objectives of this study were to:•Conducted a bibliometric study of Ananda Coomaraswamy• Develop a Online Data Base Management System (DBMS) NILIS Symposium 2012 11/22-23/2012 3
  • 4. Sri Lankan libraries were used as the population of this studyand stratified random sampling technique was used to selectrequired libraries. As a result, 13 University libraries, 05Special Libraries, 01 National Library and 02 Public Librariesselected as a sampleMATERIALS & METHODS The library automation application named WinISIS Microsoft excel package was used to analysis bibliometric data NILIS Symposium 2012 11/22-23/2012 4
  • 5. 1.1 Entry Types Entry Type Number Percentage of entries (%) AC 80 93 Others 06 07 Total 86 100 NILIS Symposium 2012 11/22-23/2012 5
  • 6. No of Name of Libraries EntriesUniversity of Peradeniya Library (UPL) 54University of Sri JayawardanapraLibrary (USJPL) 36Jaffna University Library (JUL) 35University of Kelaniya Library (UKL) 33 1.3 Distribution by YearUniversity of Ruhuna Library (URUL) 30 No of Year Entries 1904-1925 26 1926-1950 27 1951-1975 7 1976-2000 23 2001-2008 3 6 NILIS Symposium 2012 11/22-23/2012
  • 7. No ofSubjects EntriesArts 34Sociology 10 NILIS Symposium 2012 11/22-23/2012 7
  • 8. Official Logo of the Online Bibliographyhttp://thakshana.nsf.ac.lk/wwwisis/bisac/form.htmhttp://www.libraryfriends.net/resources NILIS Symposium 2012 11/22-23/2012 8
  • 9. •Bibliographical data of books authored by AC or edited bycontemporaries•Publishing Data of above works (ISBD)•Names of the Libraries (Through the CODE) which can beaccessible to those books within Sri Lankan Library Context. (Itis covered at least one or more library for each province of SL)•Relative Keywords NILIS Symposium 2012 11/22-23/2012 9
  • 10. 1.WinISIS –Off line Interface 2.GenISIS - Online Interface NILIS Symposium 2012 11/22-23/2012 10
  • 11.  86 entries were available in twenty one (21) libraries It was found that the Library of the University of Peradeniya houses maximum number of AC’s scholarly works 93% was represented the AC’s bibliographical data and next 7% was represented the AC’s work which were done by others 34 number of entries represented the Arts subject URLs http://thakshana.nsf.ac.lk/wwwisis/bisac/form.htm / http://www.libraryfriends.net/resources/ NILIS Symposium 2012 11/22-23/2012 11
  • 12.  Prof. Anura Manatunga for encouraging authors to do this type of research project, Prof. Piyadasa Ranasinghe, Prof. W.A.Weerasooriya, and Mr.J.A.Amaraweera from Dept. of LIS, University of Kelaniya and Dr. Ruwan Gamage, NILIS National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka (NSF) Sri Lankan Library Friends Postgraduate Institute of Archaeology library staff ,Rajarata University Library and Buddhist and Pali University library staff NILIS organizing committee NILIS Symposium 2012 11/22-23/2012 12

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