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Azadeh F, Ghazi Mirsaeid S J, Gharib M, Nabiolahi A. Survey on the Status of Indexing Latin Approved Medical Journals in Iran in Major Global Indexes. payavard. 2017; 11 (1) :57-67
URL: http://payavard.tums.ac.ir/article-1-6188-en.html

1- دانشیار ﮔﺮوه ﻛﺘﺎﺑﺪاری و اﻃﻼع رﺳﺎﻧﻲ ﭘﺰﺷﻜﻲ، داﻧﺸﻜﺪه ﭘﻴﺮاﭘﺰﺷﻜﻲ، داﻧﺸﮕﺎه ﻋﻠﻮم ﭘﺰﺷﻜﻲ ﺗﻬﺮان، ﺗﻬﺮان، اﻳﺮان
2- دانشیار ﮔﺮوه ﻛﺘﺎﺑﺪاری و اﻃﻼع رﺳﺎﻧﻲ ﭘﺰﺷﻜﻲ، داﻧﺸﻜﺪه ﭘﻴﺮاﭘﺰﺷﻜﻲ، ﻣﺮﻛﺰ ﺗﺤﻘﻴﻘﺎت ﻣﺪﻳﺮﻳﺖ اﻃﻼﻋﺎت ﺳﻼﻣﺖ، داﻧﺸﮕﺎه ﻋﻠﻮم ﭘﺰﺷﻜﻲ ﺗﻬﺮان، ﺗﻬﺮان، اﻳﺮان
3- استادیار گروه یادگیری الکترونیکی، دانشکده مجازی، داﻧﺸﮕﺎه ﻋﻠﻮم ﭘﺰﺷﻜﻲ ﺗﻬﺮان، ﺗﻬﺮان، اﻳﺮان
4- کارﺷﻨﺎس ارﺷﺪ ﻛﺘﺎﺑﺪاری و اﻃﻼع رﺳﺎﻧﻲ ﭘﺰﺷﻜﻲ، داﻧﺸﻜﺪه ﭘﻴﺮاﭘﺰﺷﻜﻲ، داﻧﺸﮕﺎه ﻋﻠﻮم ﭘﺰﺷﻜﻲ ﺗﻬﺮان، ﺗﻬﺮان، اﻳﺮان , Ahadnabiolahi@gmail.com
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Background and Aim: Today journals are one of the main platforms to exchange information between researchers. This study aimed to assess the status of Approved Latin indexing journals in the field of medical science citation indexes Web of Science and Scopus databases.
Materials and Methods: This study was a cross-sectional descriptive survey. Statistical population of the study was 83 titles Latin journals approved by the Ministry of Health that examined indexing situation of them in Web of science and Scopus databases between the years 2005-2010. Data collection tool was a controlled checklist that was established by consult with experts and specialists in related areas and its reliability was estimated 90 percent. Data were analyzed using the software spss16.
Results: Survey the status of journals showed that slightly less than 26 percent of titles indexed in Web of Science. Also in Scopus Citation Index 69 percent of journals was indexed. Compare criteria for indexing journals in Web of Science and Scopus database show that bibliography information of not indexed journals considered and in some journals (29/30 percent) number of international standards were not mentioned. Also, some journals contact information (postcode publication 9 percent) was not included.
Conclusion: In general, it was observed that despite the enormous growth of scientific journals between examined years, terms of adaption with the criteria of indexing are in unfavorable condition and managers of Latin scientific journals should try to improve their quality and quantity.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Medical Library & Information Sciences
Received: 2017/05/21 | Accepted: 2017/05/21 | Published: 2017/05/21

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