Citation analysis is the study of the impact and assumed quality of an article, an author, or an institution based on the number of times other authors cite, or mention it in their work.
Why Use it?
|Web of Science||Scopus||Google Scholar|
|Subject Focus||Theoretically, all disciplines|
|Time Span||Some journals from 1900||Some journals from the 1820s||Some citations as far back as the 1660s and 1670s|
|Updated||Weekly||Daily||Unknown but generally quick|
The library recommends using these aids to determine the best place to publish your research.