Data point on if we need expensive specialty research databases

Aug 17 2017 Published by under information retrieval, libraries

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A search for "quantum computing" in the Abstract, Title, Keywords in Scopus yields 6,415 records

A search for DE (quantum computing) in Inspec yields 20,403.   By DE I mean descriptor - "quantum computing" has been in Inspec's thesaurus since 1999. Use the correct formatting for your platform.

One really quick insight: US is top publisher in Scopus and China is in Inspec.

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  • Morgan Price says:

    A search for "quantum computing" (with quotes) in google scholar finds >100,000 results.