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Sunday, 15 November 2015

Citations Database - A-Z Services - LibGuides at Universiti Malaysia Perlis

 Source: http://libguides.unimap.edu.my/citations

INTRODUCTION TO CITATION DATABASE

                         
USING SCOPUS AND WEB OF SCIENCE


Scopus and Web of Science (WoS) are two citation databases that
widely used by researchers across the globe. These databases provides
answers for measuring indicators on research impact. Researchers are
able to find number of indexed publications which are relatively refers
to high quality peer review publications. Scopus and Web of Science
imposed specific criteria for publications to fullfil in order to be
indexed on their database platforms.


Both database are optimize by two powerful rangkings systems, namely
QS World University Rankings (QS WUR) and Times Higher Education (THE).
Indicators that are widely used to measure high impact research
including citations per paper, citations per faculty members and total
citations within determined coverage year. Both Scopus and Web of
Science provide excellent feature of citation analysis for institutions
and individual researchers. It refers to counting citations is often
called "citation analysis." In scholarly research, researchers may need
to gauge the importance of a publication by counting the number of times
it has been cited by other scholars. This will help researchers gain
information about publication impact on related discipline. A high
number of citations is always generalised as contributing higher impact
to scholarly research works.


    




FEATURES OF CITATIONS DATABASE

  FEATURES
Publications coverage 10,000 journals    20,500 journals
Coverage year                   1900 - current    1960 - current
Searching    Standard search & advance search
Standard search & advance search



Results parameters   Cites & relevance Cites & relevance
Refine result Author, Source, Year, Subject Area, Document Type, Institutions, Countries & Funding agencies Author, Source, Year, Subject Area, Document Type, Institutions, Countries & Funding agencies
Download     Email & export to citation manager
Email & export to citation manager



Citation tracking    Available
Available



Citation analysis   Available
Available



Citation reports Citation per year, published items per year, average citations per year, sum of times cited Citation per year, published items per year, average citations per year, sum of times cited
Impact factor Available
Not available



h-index Available
Available



Researcher's profile  Researcher ID
Pure experts (different platform and pricing package)



Source:
Chadegani, A. A., Salehi, H., Yunus, M. M., Farhadi, H., Fooladi, M.,
Farhadi, M., et al. (2013). A Comparison between Two Main Academic
Literature Collections: Web of Science and Scopus Databases Asian Social
Science, Vol. 9(No. 5).




Citations Database - A-Z Services - LibGuides at Universiti Malaysia Perlis

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