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Comparing Indexing of the Turfgrass Information File (TGIF) Database

The Turfgrass Information Center continues to compare the Turfgrass Information File database to other databases for selected publications. These comparisons provide evidence to demonstrate TGIF's unmatched usefulness for the field of Turfgrass Science and Culture.

2012 Comparison: Compares number of records for 28 publications across publication years 1990-2010 for TGIF; AGRICOLA; AGRIS; CAB; Garden, Landscape and Horticulture Index; SPORT Discus; Google Scholar; and Web of Science Cited Reference. Of special note is the full-text hosting by TIC of thirteen publications with three coming soon.

2008 Comparison: Compares number of records for 27 publications across publication years 1990-2007 for TGIF; AGRICOLA; AGRIS; CAB; Garden, Landscape and Horticulture Index; Google Scholar; and SPORT Discus. Of special note is the full-text hosting by TIC of nine publications with five coming soon.

2006 Comparison: Compares number of records for 23 publications across publication years 1990-2005 for TGIF; AGRICOLA; AGRIS; CAB; SPORT Discus; and Google Scholar. Of special note is the full-text hosting by TIC of six publications with one coming soon.

2005 Comparison: Compares number of records for 23 publications across publication years 1990-2005 for TGIF, AGRICOLA; AGRIS; and CAB. Of special note is the full-text hosting by TIC of five publications with two coming soon.

See also TGIF's state of completion.

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