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How to create an account?

To create an account, follow these steps:

Click Membership on Home page.

Membership

On the next page, complete the Membership Form as follows:

A) Basic information (required)

In this section, enter the required information:

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Enter your email address completely and avoid entering additional letters or www at the beginning.
Example: support@noornet.net

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B) User information (required)

In this section, enter your desired password.

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The password must contain 6 characters at least.

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C) Additional information (optional)

Enter the required information in this part and then click " Confirm " button.

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1) After you confirm the membership form, an email will be sent to you containing a confirmation link. Once you click the confirmation link, your membership will be activated.
2) Owning a single account (a user name & a password), you can make use of facilities of all websites of Computer Research Center of Islamic Sciences (CRCIS) including Noor Digital Library , Jami` al-AhadithWebsite and Noor Similarity Detection System.


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How to create a group user account?

Organizations and institutes can apply for membership as group users.
In this case, the organization creates an account that enables all its users to download articles without buying credit per user.

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To download books, browse pages etc., users consume their organization’s credit.

For further information or to join as a group user, please contact us at +98 21 88140694.

If your IP address has been registered by your organization, you can see the name of your organization at the top of the page.

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How to sign in?

If you have already joined the Site, to log in, take the following steps from the home page:

Click " Sign in ".

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Enter your username and password here.

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By activating "Remember me", username and password are stored and there will be no need to enter them in next logins.

At the end, click " Sign in ".

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How to reset the password?

When you forget your password, take the following steps:

Click " Sign in " on the Home page.

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Click I have forgotten my password .

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Enter you email address in the proper box and click Verify email address .

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If your email address is confirmed, you will be informed by a message.

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You may reset your password through either of the two following ways:

First: Receive the password reset link via email.

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Second: Receive password reset code via SMS.

Insert your mobile number and captcha code you see in the picture into the box below.

Click "Send me the reset code SMS".

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Enter the code you received via SMS in the proper box and click " Verify reset code ".

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How to purchase credit?

The users must have credit in their accounts in order to be able to interact with the system, get access to articles and download them.

1) Purchase credit

Click your username at the top of the page.
After opening drop-down menu, select " Purchase credit " option.

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Select your desired credit pack and click " Purchase ".

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Iranians living abroad can also use "PayPal Service" to purchase credit.

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2) Credit Code

If you have bought a Credit Code, click " Credit Code ", enter the code and then confirm.

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3) View pro forma invoice and select a bank port.

You can view shopping information in this page.
Click your desired bank port and then click " Online payment " to be redirected to the selected bank page.

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4) Complete bank account information

After being redirected to a bank port, input your bank account information as follows:

help Enter your 16-digit card number as seen in the image.

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You can get your internet password from an ATM.

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help Enter your card expiration date.

help Enter the captcha code.

If the captcha code is illegible, click " Create new code ".

help Click " Pay " button.

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5) Successful Payment

In the payment is successful, you will see the result of your electronic payment.

Click " Return to the main site " to enter the Home page of the Site.

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How to view the topical list of journals?

Topical list is the list of journals categorized by subjects.
In this part, journals have been categorized in different subjects.

To get access to the topical list, follow the instructions:

On the Home page, click on the “ By Category ” tab.

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You can see here the subjects in which the journals have been categorized. Select your desired subject from the list.

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A list of topically sorted journals can be viewed.

help Number of journals related to the selected subject

help View a journal by clicking on its cover.

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Optimizing results

This feature located on the right side of the page filters journals based on language, scientific ranking and old issues (issues published before the Islamic Revolution of Iran).

help Filtration based on language

help Filtration based on scientific rank (journals being ranked by Ministry of Science, Research and Technology).

help Filtration based on other standards

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If you have applied filtration, you can click help to cancel filtration.

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How to view the alphabetical list of journals?

Alphabetical list is the list of journals sorted alphabetically.


If you select a letter, all journals whose titles begin with that letter will be listed.

To access the alphabetical list, do the following:

On the home page, click "By title".

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The alphabet is available here (Alif is the default). Click any letter to see the related titles.

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help Latin alphabet

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Here is the list of journals classified by alphabet.

help Total number of journals whose titles begin with the selected letter.

help View a journal by clicking on its cover.

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Optimizing results:

This feature that is located on the right side of the page filters journals based on language, scientific ranking and old issues (issues published before the Islamic Revolution of Iran).

help Filtration based on language

help Filtration based on scientific rank (journals being ranked by Ministry of Science, Research and Technology).

help Filtration based on other standards

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If you have applied filtration, you can click All to cancel filtration.

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How to view articles?

To view articles, do the following:

On the Home Page, click By category يا Alphabetical list (By category or By title).

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Publication info:

After selecting your desired journal, you can view its publication info.

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Using the search box beneath the cover image, you may search through the content of the current journal.

Issue archive:

Click on " Issue archive ", and then select your required issue.

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Abstract:

The abstract of articles can be seen if any.

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If the article doesn’t have an abstract, the "Abstract" option is disabled.

Click " Abstract " to see the article’s abstract.

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Related articles:

This is a smart tool to discover the articles having titles most similar to that of the current article, taking advantage of text-mining and artificial intelligence methods. Finding related articles is a research concern that must be answered in the shortest time available for organizing comprehensive and non-repetitive research works. The main way to know the relationship of articles with each other is to check the common words in titles. This tool uses the title of articles to identify their relationship with one another.

Click " Related articles " to see the articles with (somehow) similar titles.

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Other readers’ recommendation

From the advent of this Website, many users have viewed and received these articles. Those who follow a particular topic in the website adopt various ways to search for it. The website can track the articles that a user views in one research task. If the number of times two articles viewed at the same time is large enough, it can be concluded that they are related to each other.

To access this feature, click " Other readers recommend seeing ".

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View articles

To view an article, click on its title.

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Some features of this section are as follows:

help Full-screen mode

help Go to previous or next articles

help Current page number indicator

help Go to the beginning of the current page

help Number of current article’s pages

help Go to previous or next article

help Add the current article to favorites

help Text of the current article

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How to download articles?

To download required articles, click either of Download buttons above the article’s text.

You may download your required articles in two file formats:

Download Html

Download PDF


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What’s a citation file?

To download the citation file of an article, click the proper option above the article’s text.

Users can download the citation file in three different formats:

1- RIS:
Many standards have been developed for creating the metadata defining electronic sources in information banks. "RIS" is one of most common standards.

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Users can open this file by windows Notepad editor.

2- Bib:
A Bib file is in fact a database of your references in which each reference is stored as a record in a special format. It is a text file and can be edited by common editors like Notepad.

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For information on types of bst files and on how to work with Bib Tex, see www.bibtex.org.

3- Refworks:

Reference management is available online. By clicking on it, information of the current article is transferred to Refworks site so that it can be used for writing essays or dissertations.

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How to access my profile?

To access your profile, click your name at the top of the page and then click on “ Profile ” in the drop-down menu.

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Your Profile (personal information) is shown in this part.
To edit your profile, click " Edit Profile ".


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In the profile page, you can:

1 View and edit personal information

2 Change your picture or avatar

3 Change your password

4 Exit your account

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Financial information:

To view financial situation and credit purchase invoices, see this section.

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How to add a journal to Notifier?

If you want to be notified of latest updates of a journal article, use the Notifier.
To enable the notifier for a specific journal, after opening the journal, click on Notifier (the bell icon) at the top of the page.

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To access the Notifier page and view the journals for which you have activated this feature, click your name at the top of the page and then click “ Notifier ” in the drop-down menu.

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In the opened page, to view journals or creators (authors, translators, etc.) added to the list of Notifier, click either Journals or Creators.


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How to mark a journal as favorite?

Through this option, you can view the journals, articles and creators (authors, translators, etc.) you have added to favorites list.
To use this feature, follow these steps:
Once you open a journal, click “ Favorite " on the top of the page.

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To access Favorites page, click on your name on the top of the page and then click " Favorites ".

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In the page opened, click on " Journals " to view the journals you have added to favorites list.


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How to view creators of articles?

In this section, you can view a complete alphabetical list of creators (compilers) of articles along with the related information.

To access the list of creators, follow the instruction:

On the Home page, click " Creators ".

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You can view the alphabet letters (default letter A).
Click on any letter to view all the creators whose names begin with that letter.

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Creators list can be displayed as follows:

help Total number of creators whose names begin with the selected letter.

help Articles related to your required creator (accessible by clicking his name).

help Number of articles related to the selected creator.

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Search

The "Search" part is the most important part of the website. Through this part you may search in articles, titles of publications and creators.

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This feature is available in all pages of the Website.

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Related topics:

Search in articles
Search in journals
Search in creators
Advanced search

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How to search in articles?

Search in articles

Use this option to search for your desired article.

To search in the titles of articles, follow these steps:

help Type your desired title onto the search input box.

help Click on the drop-down menu and select “ Articles .

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"Articles" option is selected by default.

help Click " Search " button.


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Search results can be viewed in the next step.

help All items found.

help It is possible to filter the results by subject, rank (or rating), language, journal title, keyword and publication date.

Click any item to apply filtration.


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If filtration is applied, the total number of results related to any filtration item will be displayed on its opposite side.

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To cancel filtration, click " Close ".

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Sort search results

Search results can be sorted by the following items:

A. Relevance

The articles that are most relevant to the searched phrase are sorted in a descending order.

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B. Title

Search results are shown in a descending alphabetical order.

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If you click again on "Title", search results will be displayed in an ascending alphabetical order (Z-A)

C. Date

Search results are displayed in a descending order based on the date when the articles are uploaded to the website.

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To move to the next pages of search results, click on your desired page number at the bottom of the page.

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If you click again on "Date", the results will be displayed in an ascending order.

To view an article, click on its title.

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How to search in journals?

Making use of this option, you can search for your required journal.

To search in journal titles, follow the instructions:

help Type your required journal title into the search box.

help Click on the drop-down menu and then select Journals .

help Click " Search ".

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Search results can be seen in the next step.

help All items found.

help Possibility of filtering the results by language, scientific rank, etc.


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If you have filtered the journals, you can click help to cancel filtration.

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To view any article, click on its cover.

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How to search in creators?

Using this option you can search for your required creator and get access to his/her articles.

To search for creators, follow these steps:

help Type your required creator's name into the search input box.

help Click on drop-down menu and then select " Creators ".

help Click " Search ".

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The search results can be viewed in the next step.

help Total number of creators found.

help Click your required creator’s name to view articles related to him/her.

help Number of articles related to creators.

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How to do advanced search?

In addition to standard search, advanced search is also possible in this website.

Making use of this feature, you can get faster and more accurate access to your required results.

To do advanced search, follow these steps:

Click " Advanced search ".

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In this section, you can use advances settings and options to optimize your search:

A. Operators

1 All these words:

The results contain all the words input in this box.

2 Exact word or phrase:

The results contain the phrase entered in this box with the same wording.

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You may use this feature in standard search by putting the search phrase between quotation marks (" ").

3 Any of these words:

In the search results contains cases in which at least one of the words input in this box is contained.

4 Without these words:

The search results will include all cases in which this word is excluded.

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You may use this feature in standard search by putting a ‘-‘ mark (minus) before the words you want to exclude.

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If you search for the phrase “philosophy -scholasticism”, you will be provided with results that contain “philosophy” but exclude “scholasticism”.

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B. Search range

Here are some options to customize the search range in order to get more accurate results:

help Search results are sorted by the following variables:

  • Relevance
  • The results will be sorted by their degree of relevance to the search phrase.
  • Newest
  • Search results will be sorted so that the newest one is on top.
  • Oldest
  • Search results will be sorted so that the oldest one is on top.

help Select the number of results per page from the drop-down menu.

help If necessary, select scientific rank of the journals.

  • all
  • Use this option to include all the journals in the search range.
  • Scientific-research
  • Use this option to limit the search range to scientific-research journals.
  • Scientific-propagative
  • Use this option to limit the search range to scientific-propagative journals
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    If you want both scientific-research and propagative journals to be included in the search range, check both options.

help If you want to search for journals or articles in a specific language, check your desired language.

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The option " all " is checked by default.

help If you want to limit the search range to articles with specific subjects, check your desired subjects.

help Select the part of article you want to apply the search operation to. For example if you want to search only in abstracts of articles, not in their bodies or keywords etc., check the “Abstract” option.

help If you want to limit the search operation to the journals published in a specific time span, enter the beginning and ending years.

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Finally, click " Search " button.

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How to submit your comments, suggestions or problems to the Website administrators?

Send feedback:

In all pages of the Website, you can send problems or suggestions related to the current page to the administrators of the Website by clicking on “ Send feedback ” button on the left bottom corner.

To send feedback, take the following steps:

Click " Send feedback " at the left bottom corner of the page.


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help Fill in the form and type your comment.

help Click " Submit ".

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