Multiple versions of the h-index: cautionary use for formal academic purposes

@article{Silva2018MultipleVO,
  title={Multiple versions of the h-index: cautionary use for formal academic purposes},
  author={Jaime A. Teixeira da Silva and Judit Dobr{\'a}nszki},
  journal={Scientometrics},
  year={2018},
  volume={115},
  pages={1107-1113}
}
The h-index, or Hirsch index, named after Jorge E. Hirsch, is one of the few author-based metrics currently available that offers a perspective of the productivity and citation impact of a scientist, researcher, or academic. There are four tools most commonly used to calculate the h-index, all of which depend on separate databases: Scopus, Web of Knowledge, Google Scholar, and ResearchGate. Using the h-index of the authors of this paper derived from these four sources, it is abundantly clear… CONTINUE READING

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