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Volume 19 (2021)
Volume 18 (2020)
Volume 17 (2019)
Volume 16 (2018)
Volume 15 (2017)
Volume 14 (2016)
Volume 13 (2015)
Volume 12 (2014)
Volume 11 (2013)
Volume 10 (2012)
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Volume 7 (2009)
Volume 6 (2008)
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Volume 1 (2003)
Social Networks
The Technological Impact of Papers Published by Iranian Institutions: A Scientometric Analysis

Nadia Saniee; Homa Arshadi

Volume 22, Issue 2 , April 2024, , Pages 177-191


   Besides scientific impact, papers can also achieve a technological impact that remains less known in the scientific community. Cited papers in the patents are considered as the index to measure the technological impact. This study aimed to analyze the technological impact of Iranian publications ...  Read More

Analysis of Information Seeking Behavior Research Trends in Iran

Mohammad Zerehsaz; Adnan Jooshideh; Somayeh Akhshik

Volume 22, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Pages 75-92


  This study explored its research trends by examining Iran's methods, contexts, and theories of information behavior research. This study is applied research regarding objectives and a content analysis regarding methodology. The research population consisted of 325 studies on information behavior. A researcher-made ...  Read More

Identifying and Ranking Factors Affecting Customer loyalty in Public Libraries: Synthesis of studies conducted in this field

Mansoor Koohi Rostami; Mohammad Hassan Azimi; Samira Dibah

Volume 22, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Pages 107-127


  This research has been conducted to identify and rank factors affecting customer loyalty in public libraries in Iran. This research is applied in terms of purpose and mixed (qualitative-quantitative) for the data type. In the first step, 45 articles on library customers’ loyalty were selected and ...  Read More

The Presence of Medical Sciences Faculty Members on Academic Social Networks and Its Relationship with Citations to Their Articles

Sirous Panahi; Sahar Maleki; Leila Nemati Anaraki; Ferdos Saraipour

Volume 22, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Pages 203-221


  Academic Social Networks (ASNs) are significant in forming scientific interactions and increasing the visibility of researchers' scientific works. Considering the growing importance of ASNs, the current study aimed to investigate the presence of Lorestan University of Medical Sciences faculty members ...  Read More

A Comparative Evaluation of Iran's Ministry of Interior Website against Those of Countries Identified by the World Bank and IMF: Employing WQET Quality Assessment and Proposing a Novel Model

Zahra Abazari; Zohreh Mirhosseini; Elahe Shahrestanaki

Volume 22, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Pages 277-293


  This study aims to evaluate the quality of Iran's Ministry of Interior website by comparing it with the websites of countries recognized by the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), employing the Website Quality Evaluation Tool (WQET). We examined one hundred websites using WQET, encompassing ...  Read More

The Information Richness Assessment of Information Security Awareness in Iranian Cloud Storage Users: Case Study of iCloud

Mahnam Zamani Kalajahi; Soulmaz Zardary; Shima Mardi

Volume 21, Issue 4 , October 2023, , Pages 165-187


  Cloud storage technology is attracting more attention due to the increasing implementation of technology in everyday life. The present study aims to assess Iranian iCloud users' richness of information security awareness at the three levels of knowledge, attitude, and behavior, based on six aspects required ...  Read More

Information Literacy Learning Environment of Primary Schools in Iran: An Exploratory Study

Somayeh Akhshik; Mohammad Zerehsaz; Babak Dashti Garmi

Volume 21, Issue 4 , October 2023, , Pages 235-257


   This study aims to identify the characteristics of the information literacy learning environment (ILLE) for primary school students in Iran. This research was done by qualitative method and using content analysis. The statistical population was divided into two parts: 1) literature related to the ...  Read More

Survey of the status of Iranian Medical Science Journals Indexed in Databases of Web of Science, Scopus and PubMed

Soghra Golmaghani Zade Asl; hamideh aliakbari; Simin Sotouneh; Mojtaba Amani

Volume 21, Issue 1 , January 2023, , Pages 195-207


  This study evaluated the scientometrics indices of Iranian medical sciences journals indexed in Web of Science, Scopus and PubMed databases until 2020. The present study is a descriptive and practical survey which was done using scientometric methods. The source of data collection includes Web of Science, ...  Read More

Scientific Outputs and Co-authorship Patterns in the Fields of Electronic, Civil and Mechanical Engineering of Azarbaijan Shahid Madani University (2000-2019): A Scientometric Analysis

Rahim Shahbazi; Jamal Elahi; Leila Khalili

Volume 20, Issue 2 , April 2022, , Pages 181-200

  The purpose of this study was to investigate the scientific outputs and co-authorship patterns of Azarbaijan Shahid Madani University in the fields of electrical, civil, and mechanical engineering, based on Web of Science (2000-2019). The paper relied on both quantitative and scientometric methods. 1870 ...  Read More

A Systematic Review of Scientific Collaboration Studies by Iranian Authors

Aboozar Ramezani; Leila Shahmoradi; Fereydoon Azadeh; Fatemeh Sheikhshoaei

Volume 20, Issue 2 , April 2022, , Pages 217-228

  Scientific collaboration indicates active teamwork between researchers beyond the simple exchange of material or information. This study is a systematic review of the papers published by Iranian researchers, aiming to provide comprehensive indicators, methodologies, and software used for evaluating scientific ...  Read More

Does psychological capital increase emotional-cognitive readiness for scientific collaborations? A case study

Shole Saed Mocheshi; Mohammad Reza Amiri; Hossein Vakilimofrad

Volume 20, Issue 2 , April 2022, , Pages 291-304

  This research aims to examine the influence of social capital on the emotional-cognitive readiness of faculty members for scientific collaborations using Structural Equation Modeling, considering the importance of social capital and its dimensions in social interactions. This study is applied research ...  Read More

Investigating the Status of Intra-Disciplinary and Extra-Disciplinary Relationships of the Physiotherapy Articles of Iran Indexed In the Web of Science during 2013-2017

Fatemeh Haji Hosein Khabbaz; Azam Shahbodaghi; Maryam Shekofteh

Volume 20, Issue 2 , April 2022, , Pages 347-358

  Physiotherapy is an interdisciplinary field. Accordingly, to grow and develop itself, in addition to intra-disciplinary relationships, it needs significant extra-disciplinary relationships. The present study investigates intra-disciplinary, and extra-disciplinary relationships in physiotherapy articles ...  Read More

A Study of Relationship between Library Anxiety and Emotional Intelligence among Students of University of Tabriz and Azarbaijan Shahid Madani University

Rahim Shahbazi; Zahra Parvaneh; Abolfazl Ghasemzadeh

Volume 20, Issue 1 , January 2022

  The main objective of the present research was the possibility of predicting library anxiety (LA) concerning students’ emotional intelligence (EI). This study's objective, practical research, data gathering, and research method are descriptive correlational studies. Graduate students of Azarbaijan ...  Read More

Identifying and Ranking the Effective Factors in Attracting and Developing Public Participation in Iranian Public Libraries: Library Donors’ Perspective

Mansoor Koohi Rostami; Fatemeh Mohamadzadeh; Farideh Osareh

Volume 20, Issue 1 , January 2022

  This study investigated the factors contributing to the attraction and development of public participation in public libraries from the donors' perspective in the library building. In terms of the research objectives, the present study is exploratory research that was carried out using a mixed research ...  Read More

Co-authorship Networks of Iranian Researchers' Publications on the Field of Management during a Half-Century (1969-2018)

Mohammad Karim Saberi; Heidar Mokhtari; Seyedeh Zahra Mirezati; Nasim Ansari; Sajjad Mohammadian

Volume 20, Issue 1 , January 2022

  As one of the main bibliometric concepts, co-authorship has been thoughtfully considered in recent years. Despite many bibliometric studies on the co-authorship in different scientific fields and worldwide countries/regions, Iranian researchers' collaboration in the management field has not been studied. ...  Read More

Status of Central Libraries at Iranian Universities of Medical Sciences for Joining an Integrated Network of Medical Libraries

Mehdi Alipour-Hafezi; Hamidreza Radfar; Behrooz Rasouli; Majid Nabavi; Mohsen HajiZeinolabedin; Afsaneh Dehnad; Shirin Mohamadzadeh; Leila Nemati-Anaraki

Volume 18, Issue 2 , August 2020, , Pages 173-187

  The aim of the study is to offer integrated access to information and data sources in the libraries of Iranian universities of medical sciences (UMS) as an important feature enhancing the quality and quantity of research. Thus, it is essential to study the status of Iranian libraries of UMS in terms ...  Read More

Comparison between Top-Ranked Iranian Medical Universities and Top-Ranked World Universities based on the Website Analysis

Sajjad Farashi; Saeed Bashirian; Sepideh Zareian

Volume 18, Issue 2 , August 2020, , Pages 203-214

  Evaluating the quality and quantity of information presented by universities on their website is the main strategy to ensure that the university web-based activities are in the correct order. In this regard, there are several ranking systems that evaluate the quality and quantity of web-based activities ...  Read More

An Overview of Iran’s Public Libraries in 2025 Vision

Rouhollah Manouchehri; Alireza Isfandyari-Moghaddam; Atefeh Zarei

Volume 17, Issue 1 , January 2019

  This study tries to investigate the rate of meeting goals of Public Libraries 2025 Vision and compare this situation in 2025 with that of in 2010 and 2015. So, different situations in three different years, namely, 2010, 2015, and 2025 have been compared by taking into account the indicators regarding ...  Read More

Synergy in the Iranian Innovation Systems at Regional and National Levels In the Triple-Helix Context

Hoda Abedi; Fahimeh Babalhavaeji; Mohammad Hassanzadeh

Volume 16, Issue 1 , February 2018

  The synergies for the Iranian regional and national innovation systems among the geographical, technological and organizational distributions of firms were measured. Among the data of 87934 active industrial firms (December 2015), merely 46150 firms could be classified using NACE codes into high-tech, ...  Read More

Co-Authorship Patterns and Networks in Pharmacology and Pharmacy in Iran

Maryam Shekofteh; Mostafa Karimi; Maryam Kazerani; Farid Zayeri; Forough Rahimi

Volume 15, Issue 2 , June 2017

  This study aimed at investigating scientific collaboration and analyzing co-authorship networks in pharmacology and pharmacy research studies in Iran. Data used for this scientometric study included all pharmacology and pharmacy documents of Iran, indexed in Web of Science (WOS) from 2003 to 2014 and ...  Read More

Factors Affecting Continuance in the Scientific Activity of Iranian Authors

Mahsa Nikzad

Volume 15, Issue 2 , June 2017

  The aim of this article is to study factors that affect continuance and gaps or transience in scientific activity of Iranian scholars. Scientific activity here is considered as writing and publishing articles in ISI ranked journals. Email interviews were conducted with a purposive sample of 48 scholars ...  Read More

Design and Implementation of Iranian Digital Object Recognizer (DOR) Phase 1: Persian Articles

Mohammad Reza Ghane; Sara Koleini; Mohammad Bagher Dastgheib

Volume 15, Issue 2 , June 2017

  The Digital Object Recognizer (DOR) is a system for identifying Persian digital objects on the web. DOR is a unique alphanumeric string assigned by Regional Information Center for Science and Technology (RICeST) to any entity to identify content and provide a persistent link to its location on the Internet ...  Read More