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Problem Definition: Scientific journals that publish the most up-to-date research, like everything else, need to be evaluated from different dimensions. Paykareh Quarterly is one of the scientific journals that has published about 23 issues and 125 articles so far (up to the present research). The present study addresses the following issues: The level of participation of group research authors; Research method used in articles; Total number and the average of citations per article; Citation of books, journals, dissertations, and other sources of information; Language status and update rate of citations; The most prolific author among the authors of article sources; The most references cited by the authors of the articles in this journal.
Objective: The primary purpose of this research is to analyze the content and citations of the articles published in the Paykareh scientific journal and compare the results with the current world journals to promote the status of the present journal.
Research Method: The research method is citation analysis, and Rover-Matrix and Excel software have been used to analyze the data. The statistical population includes 23 issues of Paykareh quarterly, the statistical sample of which contains 125 articles selected from these quarterly issues.
Results: Out of 125 articles reviewed, 44 articles were written by one author, and 81 articles were produced by two or more authors. The most used method (82%) is the descriptive-analytical method. The total number of citations in 23 issues of this publication was 2482, and its citation average for each article was 20. According to the research findings, among the information sources, books with 64% citations were cited more than other sources, and Persian language sources were 72% higher than Latin sources. Concerning the recency of the sources, 38% were related to the outdated. Among the authors, the works of Ruyin Pakbaz, Mohammad Khazaei, Mahnaz Shayestehfar, and Ali Akbar Dehkhoda have been cited the most. Also, the encyclopedia of art books, Dehkhoda dictionary, and Fargang-e Mosavar (illustrated dictionary) have been the traditional symbols of most cited books.