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نویسندگان [English]چکیده [English]
Due to the importance of scientific collaboration and interaction, and using social networks, present research was conducted to investigate on the scholars participation ,at Ahvaz Universities including Medical Science, Azad and Governmental, in Research Gate seen as an academic social network. In current study, Scientometrics approach and Altmetrics method were used. Findings indicated that most scholars of 3 main and important universities in Ahvaz named JundiShapur Ahvaz, Shahid Chamran Ahvaz and Azad werer active in Research Gate and shared their works with others scholars. This paper revealed that scholars of Ahvaz Azad University (Science and Research Unit) had the highest presence and action in the Research Gate. Accordingly, Scholars must adapt themselves with new technologies and information ground, moreover, establishing some workshops for scholarsand faculty members to make them familiar with academic social networks and to use them can increase their scientific status.