"SAVVY SEARCHING" COLUMNS (Online Information Review)                       

ProQuest’  Graduate Education Program (GEP) – a powerful, free database and software package for LIS educators and students worldwide. 37(2) 2013, P. 326-338.

The volume of full-text coverage of top-tier marketing journals in the ABI/INFORM and Business Source Premier databases – key indicators for database licensing. 37(1) 2013, p. 132-145.

Full text coverage of marketing journals in databases. 36(6) 2012, p. 919-929.

The problems with the subject categories schema in the EigenFactor database from the perspective of ranking journals by their prestige and impact. (pre-print version); in print: 36(5) 2012, p. 758-766.

Google Scholar Metrics for Publications  – The software and content feature of a new open access bibliometric service. (pre-print version); in print: 36(4) 2012, p. 604-609.

Using  Google Scholar for journal impact factors and the h-index in nationwide publishing assessments in academia - Siren songs and air-raid sirens. (pre-print version); in print: 36(3) 2012, p. 462-478.

Analysis of the Ulrich’s Serials Analysis System from the perspective of journal coverage by academic databases. (pre-print version); in print 36(2) 2012, p. 307-319.

Google Scholar Author Citation Tracker: Is it too little, too late? (pre-print version); in print: 36(1) 2012, p. 126-141.

The pros and cons of Microsoft Academic Search from bibliometric perspective. (pre-print version); in print 35(6) 2011, p. 983-997.

The h-index, h-core citation rate and the bibliometric profile of the Web of Science database in three configurations. (pre-print version); in print: 35(5) 2011, p. 821-833.

Interpretations and misinterpretations of scientometric data in the report of the Royal Society about the scientific landscape in 2011. (pre-print version); in print 35(4) 2011, p. 669-682.

The h-index, h-core citation rate and the bibliometric profile of the Scopus database. (pre-print version); in print 35(3) 2011, pp. 492-501.

Traditional scholarly publishers and Web 2.0: The case of Springer. (pre-print version); in print 35(2) 2011, p. 301-315.

Google Scholar duped and deduped - the aura of "robometrics". (pre-print version); in print: 35(1) 2011, p. 154-160.

Pragmatic issues in calculating and comparing the quantity and quality of research through rating and ranking of researchers based on peer reviews and bibliometric indicators from Web of Science, Scopus and Google Scholar. (pre-print version); in print: 34(6) 2010, p. 972-982.

The JISC academic database assessment tool – virtues and vices. (pre-print version); in print: 34(5) 2010, p. 806-814.

Comparison of journal impact rankings in the SCImago Journal & Country Rank and Journal Citation Reports databases. (pre-print version); in print: 34(4) 2010, p. 642-657.

Differences in the rank position of journals by Eigenfactor metrics and the five year impact factor in the Journal Citation Reports and the Eigenfactor Project web site. (enhanced version) print: 34(3) 2010, p. 496-508.

Eigenfactor and article influence scores in the Journal Citation Reports. (enhanced and corrected version); in print: 34(2) 2010, p. 339-348.

Metadata mega mess in Google Scholar. (pre-print version); in print: 34(1) 2010, p. 175-191.

Calculating the h-index and other bibliometric and scientometric indicators from Google Scholar with the Publish or Perish software. (revised version) in print: 33(6) 2009, p. 1189-1200.

Database source coverage: Hypes, vital signs and reality checks. (pre-print version); in print: 33(5) 2009, p. 997-1007.

The h-index for countries in Web of Science and Scopus. (pre-print version); in print: 33(4) 2009, p. 831-837.

Five-year impact factor data in the Journal Citation Reports. (pre-print version); in print: 33(3) 2009, p. 603-614.

Errors of omission and their implication for computing scientometric measures in evaluating the publishing productivity and impact of countries. (pre-print version); in print: 33(2) 2009, p. 376-385.

Searching for measurable benefits. (pre-print version); in print: 33(1) 2009, p. 193-206.

How many Web-wide search engines do we need? (pre-print version); in print: 32(6) 2008, p. 860-865.

The pros and cons of computing the h-index using Web of Science. (pre-print version); in print: 32(5) 2008, p. 673-688.

The pros and cons of computing the h-index using Scopus. (enhanced and corrected) in print: 32(4) 2008, p. 524-535.

The pros and cons of computing the h-index using Google Scholar. (unabridged manuscript) 32(3) 2008, p. 437-452.

The plausibility of computing the h-index of scholarly productivity and impact using reference enhanced databases. (updated version) print: 32(2) 2008, p. 266-283.

Google Scholar revisited. (pre-print version) print: 32(1) 2008, p. 102-114.

Software issues related to cited references.  31(6) 2007, p. 892-905.

The dimensions of cited reference enhanced database subsets.  31(5) 2007, p. 695-705.

How big is a database versus how is a database big.  31(4) 2007, p. 533-536.

Clustering search results -- Part III. The synergy of metasearching and clustering. 31(3) 2007, p. 376-382.

Clustering search results -- Part II. Search engines for highly structured databases. 31(2) 2007, p. 234-241.

Clustering search results -- Part I. Web wide search engines. 31(1) 2007, p. 85-91.

Open access ready reference suites. 30(6) 2006, p. 737-743.

Open access to scholarly full text documents. 30(5) 2006, p. 587-594.

Open access to scholarly indexing/abstracting information. 30(4) 2006, p. 461-468.

Deflated, inflated and phantom citation counts. 30(3) 2006, p. 297-309.

Dubious hit counts and cuckoo's eggs. 30(2) 2006, p. 188-193.

Pertinence in the eye of the user. 30(1) 2006, p. 70-76.

Relevance in the eye of the search software. 29(6) 2005, p. 676-682.

Visualizing overlap and rank differences among Web-wide search engines: Some free tools and services. 29(5) 2005, p. 554-560.

Output options for presenting search result - Part 2. Citation searching. 29(4) 2005, 412-418.

Output options for presenting search result - Part 1. Common options. 29(3) 2005, p. 311-319.

Google Scholar: the pros and the cons.  29(2) 2005, p. 208-214.

Browsing indexes of cited references.  29(1) 2005, p.107-112.

Citation searching.  28(6) 2004, p. 454-460.

Citedness scores for filtering information & ranking search results.  28(5) 2004, p. 371-376.

Link-enabled cited references.  28(4) 2004, p. 306-311.

Citation-enhanced indexing/abstracting databases.  28(3) 2004, p. 235-238.

Query refinement by word proximity and position.  28(2) 2004, 158-161.

Natural language searching.  28(1) 2004, p. 75-79.

Using controlled vocabulary: Query mapping & thesaurus term suggestion -- Part III.  27(6) 2003, p. 446-450.

Using controlled vocabulary: Software Issues -- Part II.  27(5) 2003, 359-363.

Using controlled vocabulary: Content -- Part I.  27(4) 2003, 284-286.

Open access archives of abstracts.  27(3) 2003, p.207-210.

Web-based metasearch engines.  27(2) 2003, p. 136-139.

The power of linking.  27(1) 2003, p. 55-59.

Discovering better database alternatives.  26(6) 2002, p.421-424.

Online vs. print articles.  26(5) 2002, p. 345-347.

Copyright fee conundrum.  26(4) 2002, p. 273-277.

Savvy document delivery. 26(3) 2002, p. 217-219.

Searching "unsearchable" open access digital collections.  26(2) 2002, p. 118-121.

Desktop metasearch engines. 26(1) 2002, p. 54-56.

Authenticity. 25(6) 2001, p.401-405.

Indexes to Web resources by librarians. 25(5) 2001, p. 326-328.

Personal portals for free databases. 25(4) 2001, p. 267-270.

Portals and vortals. 25(3) 2001, p. 209-213.

Classified Web-wide directories.  25(2) 2001, p.128-130.

Individual searchers.  25(1) 2001, p. 62-65.

Database source coverage: Myth and reality.  24(6) 2000, p. 450-453.

Free government databases. 24(5) 2000, p. 396-397.

Digital journal lists. 24(4) 2000, p. 337-339.

Getting more for your money.  24(3) 2000, p. 255-256.

The number game. 24(2) 2000, p. 180-183.

Accuracy. 24(1) 2000, p. 90-93.

 

"Savvy Searching" (Feb 1999 - Dec 1999)  Online & CD-ROM Review

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