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Tourism : An International Interdisciplinary Journal, Vol.60 No.4 December 2012. -

The journal TOURISM is one of the oldest tourism journals in the world and over the years, it has profiled itself as an extremely high-quality scientific journal Goeldner, 2011. Citation analysis is an important and useful tool for the evaluation of the productivity of scientists and scientific institutions, but also for the evaluation of scientific publications. This paper presents the citation analysis of the journal TURIZAM- TOURISM based on data from today-s three most relevant databases - Scopus, Web of Science, and Google Scholar for the period 2000 – 2011. The results of the analysis suggest that TURIZAM- TOURISM has significant international reception, which places this Croatian journal side by side with renowned international tourism journals.

citation analysis; index databases; scientific journals; The International Interdisciplinary Journal TOURISM; Croatia

Author: Ksenija Tokić - ; Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia



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