Background articles

Tag: web of science

Analysis of citation patterns of journals

The library received a query from a group of researchers who wished to investigate what factors and relationships are crucial when publishing in key journlas.

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The work of an academic can be quantified, for example, by calculating the h-index. This is a number summarising productivity and impact of one particular publication.

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Searching in Web of Science/Scopus

An enquiry about the facility for distinguishing between negative and positive citations in citation indexes

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Thomson Reuters Web of Science

Web of Science (WOS) is a cross-discipline database which, together with bibliographic information, includes reference lists from the indexed publications.

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