The journal coverage of Web of Science and Scopus: a comparative analysis release vu7yujlzn5gpbhmor2skr6orpi

by Philippe Mongeon, Adèle Paul-Hus

Published in Scientometrics by Springer Nature
ISSN-L 0138-9130
Volume 106
Page(s) 213-228
Release Date 2015-10-19
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