The journal coverage of Web of Science and Scopus: a comparative analysis

@article{Mongeon2015TheJC,
  title={The journal coverage of Web of Science and Scopus: a comparative analysis},
  author={Philippe Mongeon and Ad{\`e}le Paul-Hus},
  journal={Scientometrics},
  year={2015},
  volume={106},
  pages={213-228}
}
Bibliometric methods are used in multiple fields for a variety of purposes, namely for research evaluation. [...] Key Result As a consequence, the results of bibliometric analyses may vary depending on the database used. These results imply that in the context of comparative research evaluation, WoS and Scopus should be used with caution, especially when comparing different fields, institutions, countries or languages.Expand
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