Correlación entre indicadores bibliométricos en revistas de Web of Science y Scopus

Salvador-Oliván, José-Antonio and Agustín-Lacruz, María-Del-Carmen Correlación entre indicadores bibliométricos en revistas de Web of Science y Scopus. Revista General de Información y Documentación, 2015, vol. 25, n. 2, pp. 341-359. [Journal article (Paginated)]

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English abstract

This article compares the correlation between bibliometric indicators obtained from journals indexed in the Web of Science (WoS) and Scopusdatabases in 2013. Indicators selected for analysis include impact factor (FI), 5-year impact factor (5yrFI), Inmediacy index, Eigenfactor Score (EF), Article Influence Score (AIS), SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), cites/docs 2 years (FIScopus), h-index, Impact Per publication (IPP) and Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP).From 10700 journals listed in both databases,9657 for analysis were selected because they contained all indicators.Correlations were determined for each pair of indicators and were tested with Spearman’s rho. The results shown that the correlations between several indicators are high and that they exhibit similar values in science and social sciences, providing evidence of convergent validity. Only H-index presented the lowest values providing complementaryinformation to other indicators

Spanish abstract

Este artículo analiza el grado de correlación existente entre diferentes indicadores bibliométricos obtenidos de las revistas indizadas en 2013 enWoS y Scopus. Se han seleccionado los indicadores Factor de Impacto (FI), Factor de Impacto 5 años (FI5), Inmediatez, Eigenfactor Score (ES), Influencia del Artículo (AIS), ScimagoJournal Rank(SJR), citas/documentos en 2 años (FIScopus), índice H, Impacto por Publicación (IPP) e Impacto Normalizado por Artículo (SNIP). El número total de revistas coincidentes en ambas bases de datos fue de 10.700, de las que se seleccionaron para el análisis dela correlación 9.657 que contenían todos los indicadores. Se aplicó el coeficiente de correlación de Spearman mostrando en algunos indicadores valores muy altos, tanto de manera global como en las áreas de ciencias y ciencias sociales, evidenciando validez convergente, lo que plantea si son necesarios distintos indicadores cuando realmente miden lo mismo. Solo el índice H presentólos valores más bajos,ofreciendo información complementaria al resto de indicadores

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: Correlación; Indicadores bibliométricos; Indicadores de popularidad; Indicadores de prestigio; Revistas científicas; Scopus; Web of Science
Subjects: B. Information use and sociology of information > BB. Bibliometric methods
Depositing user: Jose Antonio Salvador-Oliván
Date deposited: 06 Jan 2016 00:40
Last modified: 06 Jan 2016 00:40
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/28624

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