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Patterns Of Iran’S Research Collaboration In The Field Of Pharmacology And Pharmacy: A Bibliometric Study, Mehdi Ansari, Abbas Pardakhty, Oranus Tajedini, Ali Sadatmoosavi, Ali Akbar Khasseh May 2019

Patterns Of Iran’S Research Collaboration In The Field Of Pharmacology And Pharmacy: A Bibliometric Study, Mehdi Ansari, Abbas Pardakhty, Oranus Tajedini, Ali Sadatmoosavi, Ali Akbar Khasseh

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Purpose: This research aims to analyze and visualize the structure of Iranian scholarly networks in the field of “pharmacology and pharmacy”. This study includes an overview of co-authorship, efficiency and ranking of the researches, visualizing the co-authorship network, changes in the main core of the publications and macro and micro-level metrics such as social influence.

Methods: This research utilizes social network analysis (SNA). The preliminary data of this research includes all the Iran’s documents in Web of Science in “Pharmacology and Pharmacy” during the period of 2005 to 2016. After the preprocessing of 6204 records and creating relational matrix, …