How to know if a journal is indexed in PubMed or Google Scholar? What's the difference?

6 min readMay 8

What does indexing a journal means?

  • It means the journal's bibliographic information, abstracts, and sometimes full texts have been added to the database, and by searching the databases, you will be able to find them.
  • It also means some level of light quality check has happened for a journal to meet the criteria for being indexed in the database.
  • Indexing on some databases also means human/machine/both have…

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