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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

Phytochemistry Research in India: A Scientometric Profile

Chandran Velmurugan; Natarajan Radhakrishnan

Volume 15, Issue 2 , June 2017

  This study investigate the observations of research publications in the field of Phytochemistry in India as reflected from the Web of Science (WoS) core collection database during 1994-2014. As per the database, a total 1280 scholarly publications with 1216 citations and 2083 cited references were found ...  Read More

Discussion and Recommendation in Social Scientific Spaces: Two Factors Correlated with the Impact factor of Scientific Publications

Saeideh Ebrahimi; Fatemeh Setareh

Volume 15, Issue 2 , June 2017

  A review on previous literature shows that there is a correlation between discussion and recommendation. Therefore, we aimed to assess the relationship between these two metrics in four systems (Scopus, Web of Science, PubMed Central, and CrossRef) simultaneously and separately. This was a descriptive ...  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

Social Support, Work Motivation and Work Commitment of Library Personnel in Selected Private University Libraries in South-West, Nigeria

Pius Olatunji Olaojo; John Adeboye Oyeboade; Ajibola Sunmade Gbotosho

Volume 15, Issue 2 , June 2017

  The study was designed to investigate social support and work motivation as factors affecting work commitment of library personnel in private universities in South-West, Nigeria. Descriptive research design of the correlational type was adopted. Structured questionnaire was used to collect the data. ...  Read More

Pricing Implication of Publishers’ Licensing Models on Sustainable E-resources Integration in Academic Libraries: A Review

Roland Izuagbe

Volume 15, Issue 2 , June 2017

  The paper analyses relevant literature with a view to drawing attention to the challenges posed by publishers’ licenses on sustainable e-resources integration in academic libraries. To this end, two research objectives were formulated to guide the study in achieving its aims and a conceptual model ...  Read More

Study of the Information Sources Features and its Effect on Managers' Environmental Scanning Behavior

Zeinab Bahmani; Mohammad Reza Farhadpoor; Mohsen Hamidi

Volume 15, Issue 2 , June 2017

  The purpose of the present study is to identify the features of information sources and its influence on managers' environmental scanning behavior in second industrial area of Ahvaz. An analytical survey method is used to analyze the relationship between variables. The findings showed that from among ...  Read More

Studying the Application of Epidemic Theory in Transmission Cycle of Technology: A Case Study of Nanotechnology Patent

Faramarz Soheili; Saleh Rahimi; Ali Mansouri; Ziba Tousi

Volume 15, Issue 2 , June 2017

  The aim of this study was to investigate the term Nano in subject categories of patents and to analyze the conceptual relationship between them. The method of this study is based on the study of mathematical models of the disease outbreaks. Population composed of published patents which used the words ...  Read More

Effect of Expansion and Reformulation of Query on Improved Precision of Retrieval Results

Hoda Shaker; Mohammad Reza Farhadpoor; Fariba Nazari

Volume 15, Issue 2 , June 2017

  Expansion and reformulation of queries are among the most common strategies employed by users in retrieval of initial results to coordinate them with their needs. The present study examines the expansion and reformulation of queries and their impact on improving the precisionof the retrieval results.The ...  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

Assessing Knowledge Translation in Iranian Medical Research Centres

Niloofar Mohaghegh; Maryam Zarghani; Iman Tahamtan; Ahmad Ghasghaee; Sorayya Mousavi

Volume 15, Issue 2 , June 2017

  Research centres have been always trying to promote their knowledge translation activities. Thus, understanding the status of knowledge translation in research centres is of high importance. The aim of this study was to investigate the status of knowledge translation in Iranian medical research centres ...  Read More