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Data Verification in Major Citation Databases

The information in major citation databases are critical measures of research impact in many disciplines. Citation data from these products are also used by the various university rankings, and are often weighted heavily. Currently, the two key citation databases are Web of Science and Scopus.

A key initiative of Research Visibility will be to ensure that HKBU researcher data in these two databases is accurate :

Step 1

     1. Research output data from
         Graduate School

Step 2

     2. Data verified by project staff

Step 3

     3. Project team works with vendors
          to ensure accuracy