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  • 1 Technology and Development Studies New Delhi National Institute of Science USA USA
  • | 2 Karnatak University Department of Library and Information Science Dharwad, Karnataka Dharwad, Karnataka
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The main objectives of this study are: (a) to find the applicability of selected growth models to the growth of publications in six sub-disciplines of social sciences, namely anthropology, economics, history, political science, psychology, and sociology in the world; and (b) to verify the criteria for selecting the most appropriate growth model suggested by Eggheand Rao (1992).