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The Web of Science is a bibliographical database of scholarly articles from 22,000 peer-reviewed journals worldwide. The platform provides tools for advanced search, citation analysis and bibliometrics. New functionalities and upgrades are announced on this page and the Web of Science blog.

The Web of Science learning resources' hub provides self-paced training and an overview of platform features. Quick reference guides and videos are also available online. The searchable master journals' index can be used to locate specific journal titles.

The Web of Science is cross-indexed with Google Scholar. Reciprocal links allow users to run the same search across both platforms, locating full texts where available. Cross-indexing is explained on this page. The Web of Science, published by Clarivate Analytics, also provides tools for advanced search, citation analysis, rankings' reports and bibliometrics.

Journal inclusion criteria are explained on this Clarivate Analytics page. Journal Citation Reports are explained at this link.

Enter the Web of Science database via this Catalogue record.


EUI members can configure off-campus access to full-texts in the Library collection via Google Scholar. Instructions are on this page. Google also provides tools for citationsmetrics and dataset search.

The Emerging Sources Citation Index was added the Web of Science bibliographical database in 2016. ESCI increases Web of Science coverage by 1,500 journals - providing bibliographical data from peer-reviewed journals “of regional importance and in emerging research fields.”

An index to quantify an individual’s scientific research output by Jorge E. Hirsch, explains the h-Index (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 102/46, Nov. 2005).

The Web of Science is published by Clarivate Analytics.

Enter the Web of Science database via this Catalogue record.

Contact: Thomas Bourke [email protected]


Page last updated on 29 August 2022

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