Volume 30, Number 2 (8-2017)                   jdm 2017, 30(2): 111-119 | Back to browse issues page


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Mirsaeid S J G, Ganjipour Z. A survey on scientific collaboration of Iranian researchers in the field of dentistry in the Scopus during 2010-2014. jdm. 2017; 30 (2) :111-119
URL: http://jdm.tums.ac.ir/article-1-5641-en.html

1- Associate Professor, Department of Medical Library and Information Sciences, School of Allied Medical Sciences, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran; Member of Health Information Management Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2- MSc, Medical Library and Information Sciences, School of Allied Medical Sciences, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
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Background and Aims: By measure of scientific publications, it is possible to present a real picture of scientific activities of a country. In this regard, based on joint work to achieve specific objectives that typically produce knowledge and scientific information, scientific and research cooperations are defined. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to analyze the scientific collaborations in Iranian dentistry articles in Scopus during 2010‐2014.
Materials and Methods: The population was Iranian dental articles which were indexed in Scopus during 2010‐2014. Finally, the results were presented in the format of tables and diagrams.
Results: The findings showed that scientific cooperations were increased in the field of dentistry during 2014-2010 in the Scopus. Tehran University of Medical Sciences had the most publications. The rate of index, degree and coefficient of collaboration during 2010-2014, were 4.23, 0.97 and 0.71, respectively with relatively high values. Most of the articles during the 2010-2014 were four, three, and five authored articles were the first, second and finally the third position of occurrence rate. Our data suggested that the lowest number of articles were related to articles with 9 authors or more.
Conclusion: According to the results of this study, it can be concluded that the Iranian prosperity of scientific publication in the field of Dentistry is growing. Furthermore, the results showed that the Iranian authors and researchers have tendency to scientific collaboration with other researchers in groups.
 
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: general
Received: 2017/08/13 | Accepted: 2017/08/13 | Published: 2017/08/13

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