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General e-resources

From the extensive overall offer of interdisciplinary resources, the most interesting for the field of computer science and business informatics are mentioned here.



1) Web of Science

  • Multidisciplinary database
  • usually no full texts
  • Citation analysis
  • Conclusion: Offers the possibility to follow research development retrospectively and prospectively by means of citation analysis.

2) Google Scholar

  • Multidisciplinary database
  • Free access
  • Conclusion: Offers the possibility of an extensive search. However, the database is not known.

3) Journal Citation Reports

  • Evaluation of scientific journals
  • multidisciplinary
  • Conclusion: Compiles important indicators of a journal's "relative importance" within a field.



1) Statista

  • statistics portal
  • Relevant statistics on markets, consumers and social issues
  • Conclusion: Very interesting addition! Offers the possibility of comprehensive access to statistical material.