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ERIC Number: EJ611694
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-0418
Web Impact Factors and Search Engine Coverage.
Thelwall, Mike
Journal of Documentation, v56 n2 p185-89 Mar 2000
A survey was conducted to test the coverage of search engines and to decide whether their partial coverage is an obstacle to using them to calculate Web impact factors. Results indicate that search engine coverage, even of large national domains, is extremely uneven and would be likely to cause misleading calculations. (Author/AEF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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