Shahed University

Iranian Scientific Production and its some Counterparts in ISI (2005-2009

Nourmohammadi         Hamzehali | Noroozi Chakoli         Abdolreza | Hassanzadeh         Mohammad

Date :  2010/10/19
Publish in :    Sixth International Conference on Webometrics, Informetrics and Scientometrics:Scientometrics and Science and Society & 11th COLLNET Meeting

Keywords :Scientific, Production, Counterparts, ISI

Abstract :
Abstract Using Document Study method as well as comparative analysis, this research deals with evaluation and comparison of indexed scientific products of Iran, Turkey, Egypt, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia in WoS during the 5 years between 2003 and 2007.The most important objectives of this research include the comparison of papers of each country regarding ‘variety of language’, ‘variety of types of documents’, ‘subject areas’, ‘participant bodies’ and ‘number of papers and their growth rate’. Moreover, evaluation of ideality of performance of papers of these countries on the basis of the mingled indicator of “Average Gross Domestic Product (GDP - per capita (PPP)) in comparison with the Indexed Scientific Products” is another issue discussed in this paper. The results show that although Iran is placed between Turkey and Egypt regarding its number of papers in WoS, it is placed after these two countries considering its performance of indexed scientific products in WoS. Keywords: Production of science, scientific products, Iran, Turkey, Egypt, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, Institute for Scientific Information (ISI), Web of Science (WoS).

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