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A Quick Test on 6 Citation Databases

Why does Google Scholar show higher citation counts than Scopus and Web of Science? What tools are better for tracing citations in fields outside of science and engineering?

Counting Citations: Old Tools and New Tools

You are probably familiar with using Scopus, Web of Science, and Google Scholar to find citations between scholarly works. This week, we look at alternative citation indices that are also powerful, and free to use!

Text and Data Mining: Full-text Databases

Library Research Support Services recently did a small-scale study to learn about the text and data mining (TDM) policies of some of our databases. We found that most of them allow TDM under certain conditions.

COVID-19 Open Research Dataset (CORD-19)

CORD-19 is a free dataset with over 45,000 scholarly articles about COVID-19 and related coronavirus to support researchers in fighting against the pandemic.