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Web of Science Tutorials – Table of Contents

Web of Science Tutorials from the Database Producer

How to Access Web of Science

There are 2 places to access specific databases. Use either the

  • Databases by Title hyperlink from University Libraries home page when you know the name of the database. Go to Heading: Search; Search-A-Roo; Databases by Title link
  • or Databases Tab when you are using the UA Libraries Catalog. The UA Libraries Catalog is in the top navigation of every University Libraries Webpage.

Can I use Web of Science Off-Campus?

Be sure to use the UA Libraries Catalog or Web site to use the proxy server. Go to a definition of a proxy server.

What Can I Find in Web of Science?

Web of Science contains several databases

  • Journals
    • Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED) – 1965-present
    • Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI) – 1965–present
    • Arts & Humanities Citation Index (A&HCI) – 1975–present
  • Conference Proceedings
    • Conference Proceedings Citation Index- Science (CPCI-S) – 1990–present
    • Conference Proceedings Citation Index- Social Science & Humanities (CPCI-SSH) – 1990–present
  • Regionally Important and Emerging Research Fields
    • Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) – 2015–present

These databases do not contain full text articles, but the Full Text Finder button could lead you there. For more information, go to the How to Find Full Text Articles from Web of Science Tutorial.

Want to know what journals are covered by Web of Science?

  1. go to Additional Resources in the footer, then
  2. select Master Journal List for all Web of Science databases.
  3. Select one of the databases that contains journals (e.g. Science Citation Index Expanded).

 

How to Use Topic Search in Web of Science

Learn how to use topic search to get a list of relevant articles.

How to Use Topic Search in Web of Science Transcript (PDF)

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How to Filter Results in Web of Science

Learn how to filter your results to get a more precise list of relevant articles.

How to Filter Results in Web of Science Transcript (PDF)

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How to Find Full Text Articles from Web of Science

Learn how to find articles from a Web of Science entry.

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