Science Production in Iran: The Scenario of Iranian Medical Journals

Aminpour, Farzaneh and Kabiri , Payam Science Production in Iran: The Scenario of Iranian Medical Journals. Journal of research in Medical Sciences, 2009, vol. 14, n. 5, pp. 313-322. [Journal article (Paginated)]

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In Iran, the number of published articles has increased significantly in the basic and applied sciences including medicine and its subspecialties during the recent years. The present study reviewed Iranian science production in medicine, focusing on Iranian medical journals and assessing the current status of Iranian medical journals in several information databases. The study revealed that only a few number of Iranian biomedical journals were indexed by Web of Science, Medline, Scopus and Biological abstract, but most of them have been covered by Index Copernicus and Index Medicus for Eastern Mediterranean Region. Observing some important factors such as journal's basic publishing standards may increase the number of Iranian medical journals indexed by reputable information databases and improve Iranian contribution to the world science.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: Scientific Productivity, Research Performance, Medical Journals, Information Databases, Iran
Subjects: E. Publishing and legal issues.
B. Information use and sociology of information > BG. Information dissemination and diffusion.
H. Information sources, supports, channels.
B. Information use and sociology of information > BB. Bibliometric methods
Depositing user: Farzaneh Aminpour
Date deposited: 12 Dec 2010
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:10
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/10783

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