GeoRef, ISI Web of Knowledge, Google Scholar - What is the future for abstracting and indexing services in the geosciences?
Creators:Scott, Mary Woods
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Publisher:Geoscience Information Society
Citation:Geoscience Information Society Proceedings, v.39, p.63-66
Access to previous results of research is basic to all research. Recent articles on information resources in high-energy physics and engineering have raised questions about the relevance of commercial abstracting and indexing services in those fields. do the same questions apply to the geosciences? What is the first choice for students and researchers for searching today? Preliminary results from a survey of faculty and students suggest that GeoRef is not the first place they look.
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