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Iranian Gateway for Scientific, Research, and Technological Information: New service for Iranian researchers
Roya Pournaghi , Behroz Rasouli , Sirous Alidousti
Assistant Professor Iranian Research Institute for Information Science & Technology (IRANDOC), Tehran, Iran
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Information Subject Gateways are providing access to the necessary quality controlled databases among the vast resources for users of the web and saving them from the confusion and perplexity among the sources on the web. The main objective of this research is creating Iranian Gateway for Scientific, Research, and Technological Information as a valuable source for using by academics and researchers inside and outside of Iran. Method of This study was Descriptive survey and system design. To design and build this gateway, first studied gateways literature review and the Iranian research needs were identified. A Checklist was developed in order to Selection of types sources.The evaluation criteria were specified databases and search criteria and collecting information on different databases was performed. Based on the findings, the most prominent of information gathered includes ten original formats: Journals, theses / dissertations, research reports, scientific conferences, library, patent, lectures, educational short courses, scientific associations, and university books. Resources are categorized according to six main themes of Basic Sciences, Medical Sciences, Engineering, Agriculture, Veterinary, humanities, art and architecture and their sub-themes. Then the infrastructure system software was developed and information gathered loaded in its. This system is the first information gateway In Iran and was available from the Address dar.irandoc.ac.ir to everyone. In Iran, scientific, research, and technological information is increasingly and various resources in various fields are providing on the web. From a unit window access to some of the information that has the necessary qualities could increase the efficiency and effectiveness of searches. Such a system is known as the quality controlled information gateway has a new service for Iranian researchers.

Keywords: Information services, Information gateway, Subject gateway, scientific information, Research information, Technological information.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Library and Information Science
Received: 2016/06/28 | Accepted: 2016/11/12 | Published: 2016/11/13
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