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Science indicators revisited - Science Citation Index versus SCOPUS: A bibliometric comparison of both citation databases

Ball, Rafael and Tunger, Dirk (2006) Science indicators revisited - Science Citation Index versus SCOPUS: A bibliometric comparison of both citation databases. Information Services and Use 26 (4), pp. 293-301.

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Abstract

Although the evaluation of knowledge in the form of a quantitation of scientific output is not uncontroversial, it is a widely practised form of science evaluation. For more than 30 years, the Science Citation Index (SCI) has been alone in fulfilling this purpose. But since 2005 Scopus is a direct competitor to the SCI-databases. Comparing the two databases should help to answer questions that ...

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Item Type:Article
Date:January 2006
Institutions:Central Institutions > University Library
Subjects:000 Computer science, information & general works > 020 Library & information sciences
Status:Published
Refereed:Unknown
Created at the University of Regensburg:Unknown
Owner: Universitätsbibliothek Regensburg
Deposited On:12 Jan 2009 12:18
Last Modified:13 Mar 2014 18:05
Item ID:5244
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