The Rise and Rise of Citation Analysis

@article{Meho2007TheRA,
  title={The Rise and Rise of Citation Analysis},
  author={Lokman I. Meho},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2007},
  volume={abs/physics/0701012}
}
  • Lokman I. Meho
  • Published 30 December 2006
  • Computer Science, Physics, History
  • ArXiv
With the vast majority of scientific papers now available online, the author describes how the Web is allowing physicists and information providers to measure more accurately the impact of these papers and their authors. Provides a historical background of citation analysis, ISI's citation databases, and the impact factor. Discusses the strengths and weaknesses of Web of Science and other more recent citation data sources (e.g., Scopus and Google Scholar), the impact of the Web on citation… Expand
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