Web of Science

Also known as: ISI Web of Science | ISI Web of Knowledge Database Service | WOK

A large, multidisciplinary database, Web of Science provides access to bibliographic information, author abstracts, and cited references from scholarly journals and conference proceedings. A cited reference search enables you to find articles that cite a previously published work.

This database consists of these subject components, which can be searched simultaneously or individually (to search individually, limit to required citation database(s) at bottom of screen):

  1. Science Citation Index Expanded - science and technology journals from 1900-present
  2. Social Sciences Citation Index - social sciences journals from 1956-present
  3. Arts & Humanities Citation Index - arts and humanities journals from 1975-present
  4. Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Science (CPCI-S) from 1990-present
  5. Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Social Science & Humanities (CPCI-SSH) from 1990-present

Journal Citation Reports (listing impact factors and other journal performance metrics) are available through Web of Science.

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Date Coverage

  • Science Citation Index: 1900 - present ; Social Sciences Citation Index: 1956 - present ; Arts and Humanities: 1975 - present

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