عنوان مقاله [English]
The aim of the present research is the investigation of the research output of faculty members of Tehran pharmacy colleges according to h-index factor which is a new method of scientometrics. This research has been achieved with evaluation measurement research method and the needed information collected by checklist. Hypothesis has been evaluated statistically by Pearson’s correlation test. Number of research society was 107 faculty members of 3 Tehran pharmacy colleges. In this study, h-index was calculated from the articles and citation of the research society indexed in Scopus and Web of Science. Research findings indicate that highest article's number belong to a member from Tehran University of Medical Sciences with 193 articles, in this university most distribution of articles was between 10 to 19 articles (%38.46), while the most article's number in Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences was 57 and in Azad University was 26 articles. In these two universities the most distribution of articles was between 1 to 9 articles. In addition, the highest citation number in Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences and Azad University were 6793, 442, 187, respectively. In all 3 universities the highest citation number was related to "Toxicology and Pharmacology" Department. The highest h-index between the assistant professors of Tehran University of Medical Sciences was 4 (%26.08), between associate professors was 2 (%27.27) and between professors of this university was 6 (%30). The highest h-index in Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences between assistant professors was 2 (%33.33), between associate professors was 2 (%23.07) and for professors was 6 (%22.22). The highest h-index in Azad University was 2 (%45.45). Nevertheless, the highest h-index in research society was 20 related to a professor from Tehran University of Medical Sciences. Testing hypotheses of this research show that there is a significant relation between h-index and article numbers and also between h-index and citation numbers.