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Changes to ThomsonReuters’ Web Of Science

Thomson Reuters announced the launch of the re-design of their flagship search platform Web of Science recently. The change should take effect on Monday 13 January 2014. The TR team was here at NTU Library to brief the librarians about key changes. The first 2 changes are merely name changes: The search platform known as Web of Knowledge will be re-branded as Web of Science. The current citation indexes consisting of the Science Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index, Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Conference Proceedings Citation Index, Book Citation…

Exploring Scimagojr, Journal Citation Reports and Altmetrics

In this post, I retrieved and presented listings of top journals from Scimagojr and Journal Citations Reports. Altmetrics is also briefly explored and I tried my hand at creating an altmetric count badge and embedded it. According to its website, The SCImago Journal & Country Rank is a “portal that includes journals and country scientific indicators developed from the information contained in the Scopus® database (Elsevier B.V.). These indicators can be used to assess and analyze scientific domains.” Journal Citation Reports is the current de-facto database to retrieve impact factors…

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