عنوان مقاله [English]
In recent years, the number of Iranian articles has been increasing in Web of Science (WOS) database. Therefore, attention to quality aspects of articles is important. Thus, investigation of papers of Razi Vaccine and Serum Research Institute (RVSRI) indexed in WOS based on qualitative indices of scientometrics is the most important goal of this study. To conduct this research, scientometric and citation analysis techniques are used. ISI WOS used for data collection. In order to analyze data, draw graphs and charts from Microsoft Excel program was used. Between 1973-2012, 335 papers of RVSRI have been indexed in WOS that formed research community of this research. According to the results, the most articles published in IRANIAN JOURNAL OF VETERINARY RESEARCH, AFRICAN JOURNAL OF MICROBIOLOGY RESEARCH and VETERINARY PARASITOLOGY. The mean of Immediacy index has been 0.221 and mean of Impact Factor has been 1.044. Conclusion showed that the most articles of RVSRI published in Iranian and African journals. Corresponding authors of the articles with highest impact factor and immediacy index, affiliated to other institutes and universities. Overall, the mean impact factor and immediacy index has been declining in recent years.