Web of Science and Scopus

Web of Science

Covers over 12 000 journals in the natural sciences, medicine, technology, social sciences, humanities and arts. The database contains some other material as well, for example books and conference proceedings.

Coverage is best in natural sciences and medicine. In other fields the coverage is significantly less comprehensive. The coverage begins at the year 1975, but Cited reference search finds citation information in the whole database, as far back as the beginning of the 20th century. The H-index provided by the database is calculated for articles published in 1975 or later.

 

Scopus

Covers ca. 18 500 journals in the natrual sciences, medicine, technology, social sciences, humanities and arts. The database contains some other material as well, for example conference proceedings.

Coverage is best in natural sciences and medicine. In other fields the coverage is significantly less comprehensive. The database contains mainly material published in 1996 or later. Citation information is available from 1996 and the H-index is also calculated beginning in 1996.

Last updated: 16.11.2018