Sources of Google Scholar citations outside the Science Citation Index: A comparison between four science disciplines

@article{Kousha2008SourcesOG,
  title={Sources of Google Scholar citations outside the Science Citation Index: A comparison between four science disciplines},
  author={Kayvan Kousha and Mike Thelwall},
  journal={Scientometrics},
  year={2008},
  volume={74},
  pages={273-294}
}
For practical reasons, bibliographic databases can only contain a subset of the scientific literature. The ISI citation databases are designed to cover the highest impact scientific research journals as well as a few other sources chosen by the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI). Google Scholar also contains citation information, but includes a less quality controlled collection of publications from different types of web documents. We define Google Scholar unique citations as those… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 57 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 64 references

Open Access Self-archiving: An Author Study, 1–97

  • A. SWAN, S. BROWN
  • Retrieved April
  • 2005
Highly Influential
6 Excerpts

As we may search : Comparison of major features of the Web of Science , Scopus , and Google Scholar citationbased and citationenhanced databases

  • P. JACSO
  • Current Science
  • 2005
Highly Influential
4 Excerpts

THELWALL: Sources of Google Scholar citations outside the Science

  • M. K. KOUSHA
  • Citation Index Scientometrics
  • 2008

Google Scholar: Potentially good for users of academic information

  • F. FRIEND
  • The Journal of Electronic Publishing,
  • 2006
2 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…