Web of Science (formerly Web of Knowledge)

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Web of Science is a multidisciplinary research platform which enables simultaneous cross-searching of a range of citation indexes and databases. It offers access to research tools like citation reports and cited reference searching, and personalised features such as saved searches and alerts. You can also register for an EndNote Online account to manage your bibliographic references. The databases included in our subscription are:

Database Coverage
Web of Science® Core Collection (1900-)

Science Citation Index Expanded (1900-)
Social Sciences Citation Index (1956-)
Arts & Humanities Citation Index (1975-)
Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Science (1990-)
Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Social Science & Humanities (1990-)
Book Citation Index – Science (2005-)
Book Citation Index – Social Sciences & Humanities (2005-)
Current Chemical Reactions (1985-) (includes Institut National de la Propriete Industrielle structure data back to 1840)
Index Chemicus (1993-)

BIOSIS Citation IndexSM (1926-)
BIOSIS Previews® (1969-)
Current Contents Connect® (1998-) Agriculture, Biology & Environmental Sciences (1998-)
Social & Behavioral Sciences (1998-)
Clinical Medicine (1998-)
Life Sciences (1998-)
Physical, Chemical & Earth Sciences (1998-)
Engineering, Computing & Technology (1998-)
Arts & Humanities (1998-)
Business Collection (1998-)
Electronics & Telecommunications Collection (1998-)
Data Citation IndexSM (1900-) Science (1900-)
Social Sciences & Humanities (1900-)
Derwent Innovations IndexSM (1963-) Chemical Section (1963-)
Electrical and Electronic Section (1963-)
Engineering Section (1963-)
KCI-Korean Journal Database (1980-)
MEDLINE® (1950-)
SciELO (Scientific Electronic Library Online) Citation Index (1997-)
Zoological Record® (1864-)
Journal Citation Reports®

Access

Access is available directly from this page by connecting to the Web of Science website - you'll be prompted to log in to MUSE as necessary. If you've already registered for your free EndNote Online account, you can use your EndNote Online username and password to access WoS too. Otherwise, click the 'Sign in' link at the top of the WoS home page and follow the instructions to register a personal username and password for anywhere, anytime access.

Support

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