Universalism and particularism: explaining the emergence and growth of regional journal indexing systems

@inproceedings{Bohrquez2017UniversalismAP,
  title={Universalism and particularism: explaining the emergence and growth of regional journal indexing systems},
  author={Chavarro Boh{\'o}rquez and Diego Andr{\'e}s},
  year={2017}
}
Journal indexing systems (JIS) are bibliographic databases that are used to search for scientific literature and for bibliometric analyses. This thesis addresses the emergence and growth of regional JIS, focusing on the Scientific Library Online (Scielo) and the Red de Revistas Cientificas de America Latina, el Caribe, Espana, y Portugal (RedALyC) in a challenging environment in which the Web of Science (WoS) and Scopus prevail. WoS and Scopus are referred to as mainstream JIS and Scielo and… CONTINUE READING

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