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Research in Medical Education 2016, 8(3): 24-33 Back to browse issues page
Situation of Articles Published and their Citations of Tehran and Shahid Beheshti Universities of Medical Sciences in Web of Science Database
Z Ranjba-pirmousa, H Zarei *
Knowledge and Information science Dept, Islamic Azad University, Tonekabon branch, Iran , Hajar_Zarei@toniau.ac.ir
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Introduction: Today, one of the most important concerns for universities, establishing top rating in the international Ranking systems and highest scientific productions indexed in valid databases and citation to them is the main criteria for the ranking of universities. The aim of this research is to determine the status of publishing articles and their citations by Top Iranian universities of medical sciences in Web of Science database between2004 to 2014based on type of journals.

Methods: This research was done by scientometric method. all research  and review articles of clinical medicine and pharmacology & toxicology that have been published by Tehran and Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences from The Science Citation Index Expanded Web of Science (WOS) during 2004-2014 were studied.A checklist was used for collecting data.  Gathering Data was completed through searching on the WOS and JCR and were  analyzed by the software of the WOS database examined and Excel software.

Results: findings showed that Tehran and Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences have published 8465 and 3846 research and review articles on clinical medicine and pharmacology & toxicology subject areas, respectively.

The percent of the articles published by Tehran and Shahid Beheshti Universities of Medical Sciences in non-Iranian journals was 74.91% and 72.83%; and in open access journals was 71.33% and 72.70%, respectively. Also, Articles in non-Iranian and non-free access journals have more citation impact.

Conclusion: In addition to the number and Citation rate, citation impact of articles in Tehran & Shahid Beheshti Universities of Medical Sciences, in non- Iranian and non-open access journals was more  and it is  necessary to pay more attention to quantiy & quality of articles in Iranian & open access journals.

Keywords: Databases, Universities, Journal Article
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Ranjba-pirmousa Z, Zarei H. Situation of Articles Published and their Citations of Tehran and Shahid Beheshti Universities of Medical Sciences in Web of Science Database. Research in Medical Education. 2016; 8 (3) :24-33
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