Scientometrics

, Volume 22, Issue 1, pp 65–82

Scientific innovation in bibliographical databases: A comparative study of the science citation index and the pascal database

  • M. Jagodzinski-Sigogneau
  • S. Bauin
  • J. P. Courtial
  • H. Feillet
Article

DOI: 10.1007/BF02019275

Cite this article as:
Jagodzinski-Sigogneau, M., Bauin, S., Courtial, J.P. et al. Scientometrics (1991) 22: 65. doi:10.1007/BF02019275

Abstract

This study compares information obtained from the INIST/CNRS bibliographical database PASCAL with that found in theAtlas of Science published by ISI. The goal of the comparison was to contribute, to a better understanding of how databases can be used to carry out fine-grained studies of social and cognitive factors which affect the definition of a scientific research program. The program studied concern the development of research on “brushborder” cell membranes.

Copyright information

© Akadémiai Kiadó 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Jagodzinski-Sigogneau
    • 1
  • S. Bauin
    • 2
  • J. P. Courtial
    • 3
  • H. Feillet
    • 1
  1. 1.INIST/STMVandoeuvre-Les-Nancy(France)
  2. 2.UNIPS/CNRSParis(France)
  3. 3.CSI/Ecole des MinesParis(France)