Journal Title: بهار 95
Article title: Review of Core Journals of Surgery at International Level
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Introduction & Objective: Scientific journals are seen as one of information science tools and also are seen as a main criteria for entering development in a societal system, they have specific rules in disseminating information at world level. As in recent years scientific productivity especially in ISI database has been increased, to know more about surgery journals is important for researchers of this field. This paper will review Surgery journals from different prospective.
Materials & Methods: This research has been done by Scientometric methods and with the use of data from JCR (ISI) database and core journals of Surgery in this database. The method which was used was to retrieve related data about Surgery journals in JCR database. Then the researchers manually, analyzed the needed data such as number of journal issues in a given year, the name of country which is publisher of journal, the name of database, indexing the journal and also the language of journal. These data, then were entered into EXCEL software for more analyzing.
Results: Totally, there are 197 surgery journals in ISI database. These journal titles are published by 25 countries. In this regard, USA with publishing 96 titles stands in the first place, England with 25 titles stands in the second place and Germany with 17 titles at the tired place. Findings show that 2 journals publish 24 issues per year which means publishing 2 weeks per issue, also 1 journal publishes 16 issues per year and 1 journal 14 issues per year. In this regard 73 titles of journals publish 12 issues per year. All these Surgery journals are indexed in 24 databases. Elsevier database covers 44 journals, and in this regard stands in the top. We also found out that more than 90 percent of titles are published in English language.
Conclusions: Results show that the researchers, before submitting their manuscripts to journals, should know more about the language of journal and the number of issues they publish, which gives them more chance for publishing their papers. In this regard domestic journals can follow the criteria to be entered to ISI database and enjoy more visibility.
Core Journals, Surgery, ISI database, JCR Database
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