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A decade of book publishing in the field of knowledge and information science in iran (1381-1390)
saeed Malekmohammadi *, Mohsen Haji Zeinolabedini
MSc Khuzestan Institute for Higher Education ACECR, Ahvaz, Iran
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Abstract
Introduction: Identification the status of book publishing in Knowledge and Information Science during 2002-2011 in Iran.
Methods: This study is a practical research according to its aim. Research methodology is analytical survey. Data were collected through a checklist. The population consist of 632 books in field of Knowledge and Information Science published during 2002-2011. The books were searched in National Library website based on: subject, publication year, translator, author, and publisher. To analyze data, descriptive statistics was used by Excel software.
Results: Most books were published in 2011, while most translated books were published in 2006. Original books published more than translated books. Rahim Alijani was identified as the most productive author and Hamid Mohseni as the most productive translator. Nashre Ketabdar was known as the most active publisher, and the majority of books focused on” information and communication technology”.
Conclusion: Publishing books in this area has had an increasing trend, however, some topics have been neglected which need to be considered such as collection building &Exams and course outline &library management. So active authors & translators in this field should deal with all the relevant subjects trends especially those less- developed.
Keywords: Book publishing, Knowledge, Information Science, Publishers, Bibliometrics.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2017/02/13 | Accepted: 2017/08/8 | Published: 2017/08/8



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