IJIET 2012 Vol.2(6): 584-586 ISSN: 2010-3689
DOI: 10.7763/IJIET.2012.V2.209

Database Comparison between Web of Science and Scopus: A Case of Educational Technology Journals

Pao-Nan Chou

Abstract—This study aims to explore the differences of Impact Factor and h-index between Web of Science and Scopus for educational technology journals. The study analyses seven educational technology journals indexed both in Web of Science and Scopus. Through the statistical analysis, no significant difference is found for indexed journals’ Impact Factor and h-index ranking in Web of Science and Scopus. A strong positive relationship exists between Web of Science and Scopus rank.

Index Terms—Impact factor, h-index, database comparison, educational technology journals.

Pao-Nan Chou is with Department of Education, National University of Tainan, Taiwan (e-mail: pnchou@mail.nutn.edu.tw).

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Cite: Pao-Nan Chou, "Database Comparison between Web of Science and Scopus: A Case of Educational Technology Journals," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 2, no. 6, pp. 584-586, 2012.

General Information

  • ISSN: 2010-3689 (Online)
  • Abbreviated Title: Int. J. Inf. Educ. Technol.
  • Frequency: Monthly
  • DOI: 10.18178/IJIET
  • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Steve Thatcher
  • Executive Editor: Ms. Nancy Y. Liu
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