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CJS 2018, 4(2): 23-35 Back to browse issues page
Study of Co-authorship Status in Research Articles of Agriculture and Its Relationship with the Rate of their Visibility in Islamic World Science Citation (ISC)
Mona Almonie Mrs, Fariba Nazari , Zahed Bigdeli
Department of Knowledge and Information Science, Ahvaz Branch, Islamic Azad University, Ahvaz, Iran
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Background and aim: This study aimed to examine co-authorship and collaboration of scientific outputs in the field of agriculture. Moreover, it investigated their visibility in Islamic World Science Citation Center (ISC) from 2007 to 2013.
Material and methods: This survey study was done using scientometric method and population included the scientific outputs published in journals of agriculture indexed in ISC from 2007 to 2013. Data were analyzed via descriptive and inferential statistics using SPSS, Excel and Pajek softwares.
Findings: The results showed that there was an ascending trend in papers published in the field of agriculture during 2007-2013. In addition, from 15128 papers indexed in ISC, 92.3% had coauthors and 7.7% had no co-authors. The published papers had ascending trend from 2017 in the year of 2007 to 3250 titles in 2013. Yearly rate of growth was %9.27 during 2007-2013.
Conclusion: There was a positive and significant relationship between co-authorship papers and their visibility in the field of agriculture. The presence of the co-author will influence on the number of citations to the article so that co-authorship will increase the citations.

Keywords: Co-authorship, Agriculture, Visibility, Citation, Islamic Word Science Citation Center
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Type of Study: Orginal | Subject: Scientometrics
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Almonie M, Nazari F, Bigdeli Z. Study of Co-authorship Status in Research Articles of Agriculture and Its Relationship with the Rate of their Visibility in Islamic World Science Citation (ISC) . CJS. 2018; 4 (2) :23-35
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