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The Rate of Using Citation Management Softwares in Available Databases of Tehran University of Medical Sciences
elahe Ommati *, Fereydoon Azadeh
Master of Sciences in Medical Library and Information Sciences, School of Allied Medical Sciences, Tehran University of Medical Sciences
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Background and aim: Nowadays, many of the databases provide Citation Management Softwares for researchers in order to facilitate the research. The purpose of this study ‌was ‌to determine the rate of using citation management softwares in available databases of Tehran University of Medical Sciences.

Material and methods: This study is an applied research, which has been carried out using survey method. The statistical population of this research involves 20 available databases of Tehran University of Medical Sciences. Data was collected through direct observation, inserted into the statistical software Excel and analyzed due to research targets.

Findings: The results showed that among the twenty studied databases, Oxford Journals database obtained the first rank, regarding the rate of using the softwares with usage of 100 percent. PubMed, Thieme Medical Journals and Cochrane Library databases had the lowest rate of using the software (14 percent). Among the range of softwares used, EndNote and Ref Works softwares obtaining the first rank, having the most usage (65 percent) among the studied databases. But Zotero and Mendeley software were used only in 3 databases (15 percent).

Conclusion: The amount of the application of citation management softwares varies in different databases. In most databases, citation management softwares was ‌used, but in some databases, citation management softwares was not used.

Keywords: Citation Management Software, EndNote, Database, Tehran University of Medical Sciences
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Type of Study: Orginal | Subject: research productivity
Received: 2016/03/2 | Accepted: 2016/08/27
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DOI: 10.22088/acadpub.BUMS.3.1.45


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Ommati E, Azadeh F. The Rate of Using Citation Management Softwares in Available Databases of Tehran University of Medical Sciences. CJS. 2016; 3 (1) :45-50
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