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dc.contributor.authorArchambault, Éric
dc.contributor.authorCampbell, David
dc.contributor.authorGingras, Yves
dc.contributor.authorLarivière, Vincent
dc.date.accessioned2020-04-09T13:13:23Z
dc.date.availableNO_RESTRICTIONfr
dc.date.available2020-04-09T13:13:23Z
dc.date.issued2009-04-13
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1866/23236
dc.publisherAssociation for information science and technologyfr
dc.titleComparing bibliometric statistics obtained from the Web of Science and Scopusfr
dc.typeArticlefr
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversité de Montréal. Faculté des arts et des sciences. École de bibliothéconomie et des sciences de l'informationfr
dc.identifier.doi10.1002/asi.21062
dcterms.abstractFor more than 40 years, the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI, now part of Thomson Reuters) produced the only available bibliographic databases from which bibliometricians could compile large‐scale bibliometric indicators. ISI's citation indexes, now regrouped under the Web of Science (WoS), were the major sources of bibliometric data until 2004, when Scopus was launched by the publisher Reed Elsevier. For those who perform bibliometric analyses and comparisons of countries or institutions, the existence of these two major databases raises the important question of the comparability and stability of statistics obtained from different data sources. This paper uses macrolevel bibliometric indicators to compare results obtained from the WoS and Scopus. It shows that the correlations between the measures obtained with both databases for the number of papers and the number of citations received by countries, as well as for their ranks, are extremely high (R2 ≈ .99). There is also a very high correlation when countries' papers are broken down by field. The paper thus provides evidence that indicators of scientific production and citations at the country level are stable and largely independent of the database.fr
dcterms.isPartOfurn:ISSN:1532-2882fr
dcterms.isPartOfurn:ISSN:1532-2890fr
dcterms.languageengfr
UdeM.ReferenceFournieParDeposantComparing bibliometric statistics obtained from the Web of Science and Scopus Archambault, É., Campbell, D., Gingras, Y., Larivière, V. (2009). Comparing bibliometric statistics obtained from the Web of Science and Scopus. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 60(7): 1320-1326.fr
UdeM.VersionRioxxVersion acceptée / Accepted Manuscriptfr
oaire.citationTitleJournal of the American society for information science and technology
oaire.citationVolume60
oaire.citationIssue7
oaire.citationStartPage1320
oaire.citationEndPage1326


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