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CJS 2018, 4(2): 7-13 Back to browse issues page
Evaluation of Scientific Outputs of Mazandaran University in Scopus during 2006- 2016
Hossein Narimani , Seyed Ali Asghar Razavi
Department of Information Sciences and knowledge Studies, Babol branch, Islamic Azad University, Babol, Iran
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Background and aim: One of the most common methods of evaluation of researchers' scientific outputs and their affiliated organizations is using different methods of scientometrics, which is done by a citation databases. The aim of this study was to evaluate the scientific outputs of Mazandaran University from 2006 to 2016.
Material and methods: This descriptive study was conducted using scientometric approach. Research population was the indexed papers in Scopus citation (4091 documents). Data related to articles with the affiliation of (AF-ID = "University of Mazandaran") were searched in the Scopus. Then, the time limit for scientific output was defined (LIMIT-TO (PUBYEAR)) and the final research was conducted. Finally, data were analyzed using Excel and SPSS.
Findings: The results showed that the scientific outputs of Mazandaran University have increased during the study period. The least amount of scientific output was in 2006, and the highest in 2013. The largest number of indexed documents, the most received citations, and the prolific authors (60%) belong to the Faculty of Chemistry and Physics. In terms of the type of the indexed scientific documents, the largest number was related to research papers (93/4%), In terms of scientific collaboration and inter-organizational co-authorship, Mazandaran University had the most cooperation with neighboring universities.
Conclusion: Totally, due to the ascending trend of recorded documents until 2013 and its descending one in the following years and for observing the research results of researchers in the world and reaching the University to the peak of their scientific publications, this University authorities should be provided the conditions in which the researchers can achieve to the necessary motivation and ability for publication in valid scientific journals.

Keywords: Science production, Scientometrics, Scopus, Mazandaran University
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Type of Study: Orginal | Subject: Scientific Production
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Narimani H, Razavi S A A. Evaluation of Scientific Outputs of Mazandaran University in Scopus during 2006- 2016. CJS. 2018; 4 (2) :7-13
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