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Jalalpour S, Assar S, Ayoobi F, Rahmani M, Rezaeian M. Overview of the Most Prestigious Journals of Medical Microbiology, Spring 2014 . JRUMS. 2015; 13 (10) :973-990
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Background and Objective: Publishing articles in specialized journals that are prestigious indexing with international distribution have led scientists to validate the results of the research area. In this case, it may increase and promote the situation of the scientist and the country that research has been done in it. Considering the importance of this issue, the present study aimed to investigate, for the first time, and introduce the most prestigious journals in medical microbiology.

Materials and Methods: A descriptive study was conducted in 2014 in Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences. Identifying the Journals of Medical Microbiology performed according to online information sources Bibliographic databases: Medline, Scopus, Cochrane and EMBASE, Electronic-journals: OVID and MEDLIB, Search engines: Google Scholar and MedlinePlus.

Results: After collecting of the Journals from mentioned sources, the 41 most relevant and reiterative journals were selected and withdrawn the duplicate titles. Important information of journals including name of the Journal, publisher, editor in chief, subject coverage, types of published articles, indexing, abstracting, oldness of the journal, , Hirsch index, duration of publishing, impact factor, number of articles have been published in last issue and the journal website were surveyed. 

Conclusion: Updating the data of the special journals, reviewing articles, which have been published in recent issues, specially compliance requirements in the journal, resource utilization "valid and up to date" and also the use of expert and well-known researchers in case of journal selection, may lead to increase the chance of researchers to publish their papers in the prestigious -specialized journals.

Key words: Microbiology, Hirsch index, Impact factor


Funding: No funding was recived for this study.

Conflict of Interest: None declared.


How to cite this article: Jalalpour Sh, Assar Sh, Ayoobi F, Rahmani MR, Rezaeian M. Overview of the Most Prestigious Journals of Medical Microbiology, Spring 2014. J RafsanjanUniv Med Sci 2015 13(10): 973-90. [Farsi]

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Type of Study: Applicable | Subject: Microbiology
Received: 2014/07/8 | Accepted: 2014/12/16 | Published: 2015/02/25

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