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The Google scholar experiment: How to index false papers and manipulate bibliometric indicators
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The results of an experiment undertaken to analyze Google Scholar's capacity to detect citation‐counting manipulation are shown and it is discussed how the effects of such an outburst could affect the future development of such products, at both the individual level and the journal level. Expand
New data, new possibilities: Exploring the insides of Altmetric.com
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It is concluded that Altmetric.com is a transparent, rich and accurate tool for altmetric data, Nevertheless, there are still potential limitations on its exhaustiveness as well as on the selection of social media sources that need further research. Expand
Towards a Book Publishers Citation Reports. First approach using the Book Citation Index
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This article analyzes different impact indicators referred to the scientific publishers included in the Book Citation Index for the Social Sciences and Humanities fields during 2006-2011 with a total of 19 rankings according to the different disciplines in Humanities & Arts and Social Sciences & Law. Expand
Coverage, field specialisation and the impact of scientific publishers indexed in the Book Citation Index
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The authors conducted a descriptive study in which they examined coverage by discipline, publisher distribution by field and country of publication, and publisher impact of Thomson Reuters' Book Citation Index. Expand
Ranking of departments and researchers within a university using two different databases: Web of Science versus Scopus
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It was concluded that the difference in the number of citations found did not correspond to the difference of coverage of WoS and Scopus, and it was found that both databases generate similar results. Expand
Library Catalog Analysis as a tool in studies of social sciences and humanities: An exploratory study of published book titles in Economics
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This paper illustrates how LCA can be fruitfully used to assess book production and research performance at the level of an individual researcher, a research department, an entire country and a book publisher. Expand
An insight into the importance of national university rankings in an international context: the case of the I-UGR rankings of Spanish universities
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It is concluded that it is advisable to use national rankings in order to complement international rankings, however this must be done with certain caution as they differ on the methodology employed as well as on the construction of the fields. Expand
Analyzing data citation practices using the data citation index
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The role that the DCI could play in encouraging the consistent, standardized citation of research data is emphasized—a role that would enhance their value as a means of following the research process from data collection to publication. Expand
Analyzing the citation characteristics of books: edited books, book series and publisher types in the book citation index
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A first approach to analyzing the factors that determine the citation characteristics of books is presented, using the Thomson Reuters’ book citation index, a novel multidisciplinary database launched in 2011 which offers bibliometric data on books. Expand
Bibliometric and benchmark analysis of gold Open Access in Spain: big output and little impact
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The aim of the paper is to determine if papers published in Open Access journals contribute to the improvement of citation impact and collaboration indicators in Spanish research and to discuss how these results differ from the so-called Open Access citation advantage. Expand
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