Document Type : Articles


1 Ph. D., Shahed University

2 Ph. D. , Tarbiat Modares University

3 Ph.D. , Shahed University


Using indicators and statistics of ISI, this paper comparatively evaluates Iran indexed scientific productions from 1993 through 2007. Considering the number of indexed scientific productions in WOS, Iran was in a satisfactory position in terms of the growth rate. According to the statistics of ESI, Iran was in the second place after Turkey among Islamic countries and the fortieth in the world, during the last ten years. Most of the scientific productions of Iran were published in English "article" formats. According to JCR statistics, three Iranian Journals in 2005 were indexed in SCI section of this database and three more journals were added to it in 2006. Shiraz University has had the most journals in JCR in 2006.