publication . Article . 2020

Publishing volumes in major databases related to Covid-19

Jaime A. Teixeira da Silva; Panagiotis Tsigaris; Mohammadamin Erfanmanesh;
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  • Published: 28 Aug 2020 Journal: Scientometrics, volume 126, pages 831-842 (issn: 0138-9130, eissn: 1588-2861, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Springer Science and Business Media LLC
The SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes Covid-19, induced a global pandemic for which an effective cure, either in the form of a drug or vaccine, has yet to be discovered. In the few brief months that the world has known Covid-19, there has been an unprecedented volume of papers published related to this disease, either in a bid to find solutions, or to discuss applied or related aspects. Data from Clarivate Analytics’ Web of Science, and Elsevier’s Scopus, which do not index preprints, were assessed. Our estimates indicate that 23,634 unique documents, 9960 of which were in common to both databases, were published between January 1 and June 30, 2020. Publications in...
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free text keywords: General Social Sciences, Library and Information Sciences, Computer Science Applications, Article, Acceptance and rejection, Biomedicine, Correction of the literature, Peer review, Open access, Preprints, Retractions, SARS-CoV-2 virus, 2019-20 coronavirus outbreak, Database, computer.software_genre, computer, Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), Scopus, Publishing, business.industry, business, Analytics, History, Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), Pandemic, Web of science
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