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:: Volume 37, Issue 3 (2022) ::
GeoRes 2022, 37(3): 449-458 Back to browse issues page
The Ten-Year Performance of Geographical Researches Journal
A. Zangiabadi * 1, S. Rezaiee Adryani1
1- Department of Geography and Urban Planning, Faculty of Geographic Sciences & Planning, University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran
Abstract:   (721 Views)
Aims: The mission of scientific journals is to publish scientific articles and disseminate information and the results of research about current developments in a scientific field. Today, the quantity and quality of scientific articles and journals published in a country are considered indicators of development and scientific credibility at the international level. One of the development main factors in any country is the amount of production and impact of scientific publications in that country. The Geographical Researches journal is one of the most credible journals of geography that has an important role in the expansion of this science. Therefore, the function of this journal and its strengths and weaknesses are the effective step in its development and progress. The purpose of this study was to review the articles published in the Geographical Research Journal in terms of thematic orientation, duration from reviewing to publishing, number of authors, and analysis of quantitative and qualitative content of articles.
Methodology:  All articles were reviewed from 2010 to 2020. The research community contained 500 articles. Data were analyzed quantitatively using SPSS 22, Excel, and ArcGIS software and qualitatively by MAXQDA software.
Findings: Findings of the research include two parts: a quantitative and descriptive review of the submitted articles and classification of them in the first step and then qualitative studies and content analysis of the articles' keywords in different fields and sections.
Conclusion: The results indicate a reduction in the time of acceptance to the publication of articles and a high share of provinces such as Isfahan, Tehran, and Khorasan Razavi in ​​submitting articles to this quarterly, other results were presented along with statistical analysis.
Article number: 100
Keywords: Geographical Researches Journal , Research Articles , Content Analysis
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Article Type: Qualitative Research | Subject: Urban Planning
Received: 2022/01/29 | Accepted: 2022/05/16 | Published: 2022/07/1
* Corresponding Author Address: Department of Geography and Urban Planning, University of Isfahan, Azadi Square, Isfahan, Iran. Postal Code: 8174673441 (a.zangiabadi@geo.ui.ac.ir)
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