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The Web of Science is a bibliographical database of scholarly articles from 12,500 peer-reviewed journals worldwide. The platform provides tools for advanced search, citation analysis and bibliometrics.

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 the Clarivate Analytics page.

Journal Citation Reports are explained on this page.

Web of Science publisher, Clarivate, issued a report on updated metrics' methodologies in 2019.

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).

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.”

The Web of Science is published by Clarivate Analytics, owned by Onex Corp. and Baring Private Equity Asia.

Enter the Web of Science database via this Catalogue record.

Contact: Thomas Bourke [email protected]


Page last updated on 22 October 2020