This guide overviews bibliometric measures available in the citation-tracking databases Scopus, Web of Science, and Google Scholar. This guide explores the bibliometric data available in these tools, rather than their general searching functionality! In particular, this guide explores:
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Bibliometric measures are one data point! A basket of measures approach can lead to a more robust understanding of elements of research productivity and impact. Beyond bibliometric and altmetric measures, other measures used to capture elements of research productivity and impact include:
Research metrics and bibliometric measures work together to form a basket of measures that can provide a broader picture than any single measure
To learn more about the topic of bibliometrics, please see Bibliometrics & Measuring Research Output.