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Zarei A, Fasihi I, Karami S, Soltanian A, Giti A. Scientific productivity researchers in Hamadan University of Medical Sciences based on Bradford law in Web of Sciences database from start to 2016. Pajouhan Sci J 2017; 15 (3) :36-42
URL: http://psj.umsha.ac.ir/article-1-288-en.html
1- Assistant Professor, Islamic Azad University of Hamadan, Iran.
2- M.A. English language Teaching(ELT), Vice Chancellor For Research and Technology, Hamadan University Of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran.
3- School of Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran.
4- Associate Professor of Biostatistics, Department of Biostatistics, school of public Health, Hamadan, Iran.
5- School of Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran. , Anahitagitty@gmail.com
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Introduction: One of the main criteria for evaluation of universities is the number of indexed articles of faculty members and researchers in international scientific databases.The aim of this research was to investigate the scientific productions by researchers at Hamadan university of Medical sciences in order to assess the scientific collaboration among researchers at this university via using indicators such as Lotka’s law and Bradford Scattering law from beginning to 2016

Methods: This study is a descriptive survey using scientometrics indications. All documents produced by university researchers, indexed in Web of Sciences database gathered from beginning to 2016 by Web of Science .Exe. Finally, for data analysis we used Microsoft Excel for Windows.

Results: Distribution of the articles produced by researchers at Hamadan University of medical sciences followed Lotka's law which means few researchers produced large portion of the scientific products. Distribution of journals which publish Hamadan University researches followed Bradford law.

Conclusion: According to our results, Lotka's law And Bradford applies to researches of Hamadan University of Medical Sciences. Researchers of the University had well cooperation with foreign and domestic researches.

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Type of Study: Research Article | Subject: Basic Sciences
Received: 2016/10/30 | Accepted: 2017/05/9 | Published: 2017/07/3

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