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Transition from Web of Science to Scopus: Content


Health Libraries Wiki International. Scopus vs. Web of Science. Updated 2017.

Powell & Peterson (2017). Coverage and Quality: A Comparison of Web of Science and Scopus Databases for Reporting Faculty Nursing Publication Metrics. Nursing Outlook. DOI: 10.1016/j.outlook.2017.03.004

University of Washington Health Sciences Library. Scopus vs. Web of Science. Updated 2016.

Boston College. Scopus and Web of Science Comparison Chart. Updated 2016.

Mongeon & Paul-Hus (2016). The journal coverage of Web of Science and Scopus: A comparative analysis. Scientometrics. DOI: 10.1007/s11192-015-1765-5 

Harzing & Alakangas (2016). Google Scholar, Scopus and the Web of Science: a longitudinal and cross-disciplinary comparison. Scientometrics. DOI: 10.1007/s11192-015-1798-9

Wagner (2015). A Practical Comparison of Scopus and Web of Science Core Collection. Presentation at UNY Science Librarians Meeting.

Chadegani et al. (2013). A Comparison between Two Main Academic Literature Collections: Web of Science and Scopus Databases. Asian Social Science. DOI: 10.5539/ass.v9n5p18

Vieira & Gomes (2009). A comparison of Scopus and Web of Science for a typical university. Scientometrics. DOI: 10.1007/s11192-009-2178-0

Kulkarni et al. (2009). Comparisons of Citations in Web of Science, Scopus, and Google Scholar for Articles Published in General Medical Journals. JAMA. DOI: 10.1001/jama.2009.1307

Salinas et al. (2009). Ranking of departments and researchers within a university using two different databases: Web of Science versus Scopus. Scientometrics. DOI: 10.1007/s11192-008-2113-9

Salisbury (2009). Web of Science and Scopus: A Comparative Review of Content and Searching Capabilities. Charleston Advisor.

Haddow (2008). An evaluation of citation databases as sources of data in research assessment exercises: A report commissioned by the Libraries of the Australian Technology Network (LATN).

Falagas, et al. (2007). Comparison of PubMed, Scopus, Web of Science, and Google Scholar: strengths and weaknesses. The FASEB Journal. DOI: 10.1096/fj.07-9492LSF