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. Most bibliometric analyses have in common their data sources: Thomson Reuters’ Web of Science (WoS) and Elsevier’s Scopus. The objective of this research is to describe the journal coverage of those two databases and to assess whether some field, publishing country and language are over or underrepresented. To do this we compared the coverage of active scholarly journals in WoS (13,605… CONTINUE READING

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CITATION STATISTICS

  • 9 Highly Influenced Citations

  • Averaged 29 Citations per year over the last 3 years

  • 12% Increase in citations per year in 2018 over 2017

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