Bibliometric Profile of Turkish Journal of Psychology


TURKISH LIBRARIANSHIP, vol.21, no.2, pp.142-163, 2007 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.142-163
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


The Turkish Journal of Psychology has been indexed by the Social Science Citation Index since 1995. This study examines the Turkish Journal of Psychology and bibliometric features of its articles. The research carried out covers 118 articles between the years 1995-2005. The following research questions have been addressed: 1) What are the subjects of the articles? 2) Is multiple authorship a prevalent feature of the articles? 3) What are the institutional affiliations of the authors of the articles? 4) What are the common characteristics of the cited articles? 5) Which types of sources (journal articles, monographs, etc.) get cited more often in the articles? 6) What are the most frequently cited journals in the TJP? 7) Does the distribution of citations to journals fit Bradford's Law of Scattering? 8) Is there a relationship between the impact factors of journals and the number of citations they get? 9) What is the rate of literature obsolescence in psychology? 10) With regard to impact factor, what is the position of the TJP?