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Comparative study on bibliometric indicators
Comparative study on bibliometric indicators

impact factor, article influence score and eigenfactor

Author(s): Mihai Constantinescu
Subject(s): Library and Information Science
Published by: Asociația Bibliotecarilor din România
Keywords: bibliometrics ;impact factor;article influence score;eigenfactor

Summary/Abstract: This study aims to identify the variations that appear in the scientific journal rankings from using three different bibliometric indicators: the impact factor, the article influence score, and the eigenfactor. This paper will also present a comparative analysis of the rankings of journals from three fields (Multidisciplinary, Information Science, Library Science and Linguistics) and will express views on the appropriateness of using these indicators in libraries.

  • Issue Year: 12/2016
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 32-36
  • Page Count: 5
  • Language: English