Forough Rahimi


Birth date: 1983 in Shiraz

Contact Info: Regional Information Center for Science & Technology, Eram Campus, Daneshjoo Blvd, Shiraz 71944 , IRAN

Tel: +98-711-6270311, +98-711-6277708



BA Library Science, Shiraz University, (2005)

MS Library & Information Science, Shiraz University, (2007)

Thesis Title (MA)

The Study of Online Search Skills of Graduated Students of Shiraz University and Factors Influencing It. 


Publications: (Persian Journal)


    Scientific Production of OIC Countries in Social Sciences (2006 -2008), Rahyaft, Vol 20(45), 2010.

A Survey on Hot Papers of Middle-east Countries in Essential Science Indicators (ESI), Research on Information Science & Public Libraries, Vol 15 (4), 2010.

The Study of Factors Influencing Online Search Skills of Graduate Students of Shiraz University, Studies in Education & Psychology, Vol 10 (2), 2009.

A Review of Professional Exhaustion or Burnout Syndrome and its Presence in the Library Profession, Faslname-Ye Ketab, Vol 20(1), 2009.

Directory of Open Access Repositories, Ketab-e Mah-e Kolliyat, Vol 12(12), 2009.

New Changes in Library & information Science: Web 2, Library 2, User 2, etc., Information Seeking & Information Science Monthly, Vol 3(24), 2009.

Iran Essential Science Indicators (ESI) in Art & Architecture, Scientific Communication, Vol 14(1), 2009.

The opinion of users of the RICeST about the librarianship profession. , Faslname-Ye Ketab, Vol 19(4), 2009.

Job satisfaction in libraries: love it or leave it, Scientific Communication, Vol 10(3) 2009.

History, Chart & Organization of Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults, Information Seeking & Information Science Monthly, Vol 2(7), 2008.

Principle Issues: Catalog Paradigms, Old & New, Scientific Communication, Vol 8(1), 2008.

ALA Guidelines for Behavioral Performance of Reference and Information Services Professionals & Comparative Survey of this Guideline to Librarians of Ricest, Scientific Communication, Vol 7(3), 2007.

United Nations Libraries & Information Centers, Faslname-Ye Ketab, Vol 18(2), 2007.

International Children Digital Library (ICDL): Viewing Online Digital Books, Scientific Communication, Vol 7(1), 2007.

Persian Journal Citation Report Review: Regional Information Center for Science & Technology  (RICeST) Performance as an Executed Research Project, Scientific Communication, Vol 6(4), 2007.

Universal Decimal Classification & UDC Consortium, Scientific Communication, Vol 6(1), 2006.

The study of Online Search Skills of Graduate Students of Shiraz University. International Journal of Information Science & Management (IJISM), Vol. 7, No.1, 2009.

Citation Analysis & Collaboration Pattern of Six Iranian English Journals in Engineering Area Indexed in Islamic World Science Citation Center, Journal of Information Science and Technology, In print.

Scientometric Approach to the Study of the Top Iranian Universities in Scopus, Faslname-Ye Ketab, In print.

Job satisfaction of information technology workers in academic libraries, Scientific Communication.


Seminars, Conferences [National In Persian]


Investigating the Status of Scientific Publications of Police Area at ISI & ISC Database, National Conference on Knowledge & Security, September 2010.

Development Of Public Libraries Under the Protection of Creativity: Presenting Successful Patterns of other Countries & Naturalization of Them, Creativity & Innovation in Public Libraries, Proceeding of 1st National Session, 2009.

Librarian & User in Virtual Reference Services, 2nd Seminar on Reference Services in Libraries & Information Centers, Shiraz University, 2008.


Research Project


Database of Standard Questionnaires and Tests of Educational Science and Psychology Dissertation of Iran, 2009. Available Online:

Evaluating the highly impressive scientific productions of OIC Arabic member states in ESI & determining their positions in international level, Regional Information Center for Science & Technology (RICeST), 2010.



Lecture on Iran ESI, International ISC Seminar 2008, Esteghlal Hotel, Tehran, 2008.

Lecture on Islamic Science Citation Index (ISCI), Isfahan University, 2010.

Lecture on ISC Current Content & E-Journals, ISC Seminar in Press Festival, Tehran, 2010.



Administrative Member of Iranian Library and Information Science Association, Fars Province 2009

Member of Iranian Library and Information Science Association2005

Member of Electronic Group of Iranian Library and Information Science Association 2004