Stahlschmidt, Stephan, and Dimity Stephen. "From indexation policies through citation networks to normalized citation impacts: Web of Science, Scopus, and Dimensions as varying resonance chambers." Scientometrics, 127.5, (2022).
This study explores, using a citation network analysis and assessment of normalized citation impact of overlapping publications indexed in the sampled databases, whether these offer structurally different perspectives of the bibliometric landscape or if they are essentially homogenous substitutes.
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According to this paper, different citation impact databases reflect the bibliometric landscapes that their publication inclusion, measurement methodologies and disciplinary affinities shape.