publication . Article . 2010

Examining the Status and Impact Factor of Muslim Scientific Journals in ISI Database: A Bibliometric Study

Nurrollah Karami; Rahim Alijani;
Open Access Persian
  • Published: 01 Sep 2010 Journal: Iranian Journal of Information Processing & Management, volume 25, issue 4, pages 597-615 (issn: 2251-8223, eissn: 2251-8231, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Iranian Research Institute for Information and Technology
Abstract
This paper employs bibliometric method for analyzing the status of journals published in muslim countries in the Journal of Citation Report, an ISI maintained database. The findings indicated that there are 37 journals from 12 muslim countries indexed in JCR. Turkey leads with nine journals indexed. Inter-disciplinary journals constitute the subject area of six journals. Bentham Science Publishers is the most active by publishing 7 journals. Turkey is the only muslim country that has two journals in social sciences. English is the main language in 86.5 percent of the journals studied. Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences has the highest impact factor. The highest c...
Subjects
free text keywords: Muslim Scientific Journal, JCR, Bibliometry, ISI, Inter-displinary, lcsh:Bibliography. Library science. Information resources, lcsh:Z
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