عنوان مقاله [English]
Purpose: Bibliometric Study of Articles in Shahid Beheshti University Journal of Arabic Literature Criticism.
Methodology: To collect data, in the present research, Bibliometrics has been used. Statistical society, in the research, includes all 86 articles prepared by professors and students of Arabic language and literature, which were published during 2010 (or 1389 in Persian) to 2015 (or 1394 in Persian); the journal included 11 numbers. After note-taking based on the required parts of each article (Title-page and the list of References used), the researchers entered the collected data into Microsoft Excel for analysis.
Findings: 69 articles have been written in Persian and 17 in Arabic. 125 male authors and 47 female authors have participated in the writing of the articles. 16 articles have been single-authored and 70 co-authored: 54 articles have been co-authored by colleagues belonging to the same university and 16 articles have been co-authored by authors belonging to different universities. Hojat Rasouli was the most prolific author with 5 articles. 44.3% of the articles were on criticism. 19 articles were written by the members of the editorial board, representing 22.09% of the total. 2346 resources were used in total, the average number for each article being 27.27%. Also, 1540 sources, i. e. 65.65% of the total, were more than 14 years old.
Conclusion: Gender-wise, with regard to the authors, there is a significant difference between the male and female authors. Also, there is a high degree of co-authorship amongst the authors, which comprises a positive point for the journal. The authors at the universities of Shahid Beheshti and Tehran wrote about a third of the articles, which connotes a weak point for the journal.