Comparing Bibliometric Statistics Obtained from the Web of Science and Scopus

  title={Comparing Bibliometric Statistics Obtained from the Web of Science and Scopus},
  author={{\'E}ric Archambault and David Campbell and Yves Gingras and Vincent Larivi{\`e}re},
  journal={J. Assoc. Inf. Sci. Technol.},
For more than 40 years, the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI, now part of Thomson Reuters) produced the only available bibliographic databases from which bibliometricians could compile large-scale bibliometric indicators. ISI's citation indexes, now regrouped under the Web of Science (WoS), were the major sources of bibliometric data until 2004, when Scopus was launched by the publisher Reed Elsevier. For those who perform bibliometric analyses and comparisons of countries or… 

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