Scholar vs Scopus: How to choose selected studies on renewable energy using LEAP
Keyword: “Long-range Energy Alternative Planning”
Search in both of Scholar and Scopus using the above keyword, exact keyword with quote symbol “”
Number of Documents: Scholar: 370, Scopus: 108
Scopus most cited: 63 (Feng, 2012) Beijing City, China
Scholar most cited: 57 (Kumar, 2003) Vietnam LEAP
The same paper might be cited by different number in Scopus versus Scholar. For example (Shin, 2005) is cited by 113 in Scholar, but only 58 in Scopus.
In Scholar, some of irrelevant but highly cited, for example (Jebaraj, 2006) on review of energy models is have 407 citation.
Scopus might be the best to provide consistency and easier to summarize the search result.