Elsevier integrates journal metrics into Scopus


By IWR News Desk, Information World Review 27 Jan 2010
Elsevier has announced that Scopus, its abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature, has partnered with the Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS) and the SCImago Research Group, endorsing two complementary journal metrics, SNIP and SJR

The metrics will be freely available online at www.journalmetrics.com, and integrated into Scopus, allowing researchers around the world to analyse journals within the abstract and citation database. The indicators will offer a greater currency and flexibility in journal performance measurement, according to the STM publisher…

source: IWR