15 pages tagged "bibliometric accuracy"

How to merge “stray citation" records?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Wed 22 Jan 2020 10:16
Explains how to merge different occurrences of a paper in Publish or Perish

How to become an author of ESI Highly Cited Papers?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Fri 10 Jan 2020 10:22
Documents how unscrupulous predatory open access journals can distort citation counts

Health warning: Might contain multiple personalities
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Mon 30 Dec 2019 11:12
Shows how a lack of name disambiguation leads to serious distortion of the Essential Science Indicators

Accuracy: Selective merge
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Wed 18 Sep 2019 22:58
Publish or Perish tutorial

Accuracy: Merge duplicates
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Wed 18 Sep 2019 22:58
Publish or Perish tutorial

Accuracy: Check year
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Wed 18 Sep 2019 22:58
Publish or Perish tutorial

Accuracy: PoP vs GS for journals
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Wed 18 Sep 2019 22:58
Publish or Perish tutorial

Accuracy
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Wed 18 Sep 2019 22:58
Publish or Perish tutorial

An Australian "productivity boom"? ... or maybe just a database expansion?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 18 Aug 2019 15:26
Shows how difficult longitudinal bibliometric analyses are when database coverage changes

Is Google Scholar flawless? Of course not!
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 18 Aug 2019 15:19
Reviews the major limitations of Google Scholar

Bank error in your favour? How to gain 3,000 citations in a week
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 18 Aug 2019 15:19
Shows how I gained 3,000 citations in a week through inaccurate publication matching in the Web of Science

How to get listed on the ESI ranking of highly cited authors
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 18 Aug 2019 15:12
Illustrates how tongue-in-cheek papers might be taken seriously by naive (or desparate) academics

Web of Science: How to be robbed of 10 years of citations in one week!
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sat 3 Aug 2019 09:50
Shows how I was "robbed" of citations through inaccurate publication matching in the Web of Science

Working with ISI data: Beware of categorisation problems
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Mon 27 May 2019 11:28
ISI appears to regularly misclassify journal articles containing original research into the "review" or "proceedings paper" category, rather than assigning them to the appropriate "article" category.

Sacrifice a little accuracy for a lot more comprehensive coverage
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 12 Mar 2017 18:29
Invited prologue for a book on Google Scholar