288 страниц. 2012 год. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing This book presents the development of theoretical and empirically applied citation_ based bibliometric indicators of scientific research performance and applies them to Iranian medical research. To address these shortcomings, two new practical measures (Indices) have been developed. The DSI supports individual subscription decisions with regard to the level of specialism of a journal within a particular discipline. DPI is a decision-making tool for libraries that indicates the proportion of all citations within a particular discipline that had been received by a particular journal.