Article Abstract :
Elaborates the philosophy behind citation indexing and lists the advantages of citation indexes over conventional subject indexes. Introduces the various citation indexes, the Web of Science and other related products developed by Institute for Scientific Information (ISI), Philadelphia, USA. Indicates the scope, coverage, different features, and advantages of these products. Besides citation indexes, other products discussed are Specialty Citation Indexes, Journal Citation Reports and Essential Science Indicators.
Source : NISCAIR