Citation databases and research with special reference to Web of Science suscbribed at Manipal University

Pakkan, Sheeba and Pai, Rekha D (2014) Citation databases and research with special reference to Web of Science suscbribed at Manipal University. In: National Conference on Libraries and Librarianship in Transition: Challenges and Opportunities (LIBTRANS 2014), August 22-23, 2014, Besant Evening College, Mangalore.

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Abstract

The era of information explosion has resulted in publishing an enormous literature in different scientific fields. This situation created the production of number of databases in all disciplines. In such a situation researchers are keen to know which database can support them efficiently to do the literature search. This paper discusses the new features included in Web of Science to help researchers in their area of research. It is an extensive database, which is used to rank journals in terms of their productivity and the total citations that indicate the journals impact. It is a walk through the content coverage, uses, updating, and characteristics and quality of citation in Web of Science and its new features for researchers.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: web of science, database, citations, h-index, researcher ID, Organization-Enhanced
Subjects: Departments at MU > Library and Information Science
MU Libraries > MIT Library
Engineering > MIT Manipal > Library
Depositing User: MIT Library
Date Deposited: 06 Sep 2014 11:37
Last Modified: 06 Sep 2014 11:37
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/140570

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