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Reading: Is Google Scholar better than PubMed ?!

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According this study, PubMed searches and Google Scholar searches often identify different articles. In this study, Google Scholar articles were more likely to be classified as relevant, had higher numbers of citations and were published in higher impact factor journals.

Nourbakhsh, E., Nugent, R., Wang, H., Cevik, C. and Nugent, K. (2012), Medical literature searches: a comparison of PubMed and Google Scholar. Health Information & Libraries Journal, 29: 214–222.

http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1471-1842.2012.00992.x

Written by hbasset

August 27, 2012 at 4:20 pm

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  1. […] Reading: Is Google Scholar better than PubMed ?! (scienceintelligence.wordpress.com) […]

  2. One and a half years from submission to publication in a single journal, that took a while.

    RMS

    August 29, 2012 at 8:53 am


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