15 pages tagged "bibliometric accuracy"

Web of Science: How to be robbed of 10 years of citations in one week!
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 12 May 2019 13:34
Shows how I was "robbed" of citations through inaccurate publication matching in the Web of Science

Bank error in your favour? How to gain 3,000 citations in a week
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 7 Aug 2018 09:25
Shows how I gained 3,000 citations in a week through inaccurate publication matching in the Web of Science

Accuracy: Merge duplicates
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Mon 23 Jul 2018 07:38
Publish or Perish tutorial

Accuracy: Selective merge
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Fri 20 Oct 2017 16:24
Publish or Perish tutorial

Accuracy: Check year
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Fri 20 Oct 2017 16:24
Publish or Perish tutorial

Accuracy: PoP vs GS for journals
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Fri 20 Oct 2017 16:24
Publish or Perish tutorial

Accuracy
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Fri 20 Oct 2017 16:24
Publish or Perish tutorial

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.

How to become an author of ESI Highly Cited Papers?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Mon 27 May 2019 11:24
Documents how unscrupulous predatory open access journals can distort citation counts

An Australian "productivity boom"? ... or maybe just a database expansion?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Mon 27 May 2019 11:15
Shows how difficult longitudinal bibliometric analyses are when database coverage changes

Health warning: Might contain multiple personalities
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Mon 27 May 2019 11:15
Shows how a lack of name disambiguation leads to serious distortion of the Essential Science Indicators

How to get listed on the ESI ranking of highly cited authors
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Fri 28 Dec 2018 12:50
Illustrates how tongue-in-cheek papers might be taken seriously by naive (or desparate) academics

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

How to merge “stray citation" records?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 10 Apr 2018 07:24
Explains how to merge different occurrences of a paper in Publish or Perish

Is Google Scholar flawless? Of course not!
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 1 Oct 2017 13:35
Reviews the major limitations of Google Scholar