Tag Archives: Web of Science

Publish or impoverish: An investigation of the monetary reward system of science in China (1999-2016)

Authors : Wei Quan, Bikun Chen, Fei Shu (Submitted on 4 Jul 2017 to ArXiv) Abstract: Purpose: The purpose of this study is to present the landscape of the cash-per-publication reward policy in China and reveal its trend since the late 1990s. Design/methodology/approach: This study is based on the analysis of 168 university documents regarding […]


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Google Scholar is a serious alternative to Web of Science

(16 March 2016) Many bibliometricians and university administrators remain wary of Google Scholar citation data, preferring “the gold standard” of Web of Science instead. Anne-Wil Harzing, who developed the Publish or Perish software that uses Google Scholar data, sets out to challenge some of the misconceptions about this data source and explain why it offers […]


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165 higher education institutions in India have access to Web of Science

(20 April 2016, Philadelphia, PA) The Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters announced a strategic partnership to provide access to its online scientific citation indexing service, Web of Science, to India’s e-Shodh Sindhu: Consortia for Higher Education Electronic Resources (ESS). Formed in 2015, ESS is an initiative of India’s Ministry of Human Resource Development […]


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Ruth’s Rankings News Flash! Web of Science adds Emerging Sources Citation Index

(18 November 2015) Web of Science has announced the addition of Emerging Sources Citation Index for all subscribers of the three core citation indexes: Science, Social Science and Arts & Humanities.  If  “emerging sources” conjures up images of remote locations or a picture of a struggling researcher coming out of the jungle with a pile […]


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Thomson Reuters and National Research Foundation increase global visibility of South Korea’s scientific research

(25 November 2014, Seoul, South Korea) The Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters and the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF), today announced an initiative to expand the global imprint of the region’s scientific research by integrating content within the Korean Citation Index (KCI) into the Web of ScienceTM. Launched by NRF in […]


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Korean Citation Index via Web of Science

(6 May 2014, Philadelphia)  Thomson Reuters today announced a collaboration with the National Research Foundation of Korea to make content from the Korean Citation Index (KCI) accessible via the Web of Science™. This initiative will bring greater visibility and improved access to valuable research being produced in South Korea, particularly in social sciences and humanities. […]


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