Iran scientific publications in the world has been one of the key indicators by which Iran advancement in science is measured and monitored. In recent years, this indicator has received more attention from policy makers. Although there have been debates on the adequacy of this indicator, evaluating Iranian scientific publications from different angles can help policy makers trace and direct the scholarly works of scholars across in Iran and it can be used as a sustainable tool for planning and resource allowance. Web of Science Indexes, which now are considered as part of Thomson Reuters, are one of the best resources that deliver raw data for evaluation of Iranians' publications.
To build Iran Web of Knowledge, the Science Citation, Social Sciences, and Art and Humanities indexes have been used to represent Iran knowledge in the world as these indexes cover the best and most updated international journals in the world.
Iran Web of Knowledge highlights Iran publications in these indexes from different angles and illustrates Iran's contribution to the world knowledge in the areas of Science, Engineering, Humanities, Medicine, Agriculture, Veterinary, and Art. The Iran Web of Knowledge is a database which presents latest e-copy of information in following areas and help users navigate information on the following topics:
★ Scientific publications in different disciplines;
★ Scientific collaboration of different countries in the world;
★ Basic indicators and scientific publications;
★ Role of universities and research institutes in scientific publications;
★ Comparative statistics.
Iran Knowledge: Iranians' Contribution to the World Knowledge