ISI Web Of Knowledge

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The Web of Science provides seamless access to current and retrospective multidisciplinary information from approximately 8,500 of the most prestigious, high impact research journals in the world.

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ISI Web Of Knowledge has 3 products:

    1. Web of Science
    2. Journal Citation Report - JCR
    3. Essential Science Indicators

Web of Science

    • The Web of Science provides seamless access to current and retrospective multidisciplinary information from approximately 8,500 of the most prestigious, high impact research journals in the world.
    • Service Type: Online Citation Database
    • Content Strengths
      • Access to the Science Citation Expanded®
      • Social Sciences Citation Index®
      • Arts & Humanities Citation Index®
    • Service Strengths
      • Navigate backward in time using cited references to uncover the research that influenced an author's work
      • Navigate forward in time using Times Cited to discover the impact a paper or other published item has had on current research
      • Link to the full text of primary literature
      • Export records directly to leading bibliographic management programs: EndNote®, Reference Manager® and ProCite®
      • Industry-leading evaluation and analysis tools
      • Email alerting service
    • Intended Users
      • Discover who is citing your research and the impact your work is having on the global research community
      • Uncover the seminal research of an important theory or concept
      • Measure the influence of colleagues' or competitors' work
      • Follow the path and direction of today's hottest ideas and concepts
      • Determine if a theory has been confirmed, changed or improved
      • Find out how a basic concept is being applied
      • Track a topic through years of research literature
      • Verify the accuracy of references
      • Locate relevant articles missed through a topic or subject search

Journal Citation Report

    • Journal Citation Reports® presents quantifiable statistical data that provides a systematic, objective way to evaluate the world's leading journals and their impact and influence in the global research community.
    • Service Type: Online Database/Evaluation Tool
    • Content Strengths
      • Covers more than 7,000 of the world's most highly cited, peer-reviewed journals in approximately 200 disciplines
      • The Science Edition covers about 5,700 leading international science journals from the ISI database
      • The Social Sciences Edition covers about 1,700 leading international social sciences journals from the ISI database
    • Service Strengths
      • Offers access to citation statistics for past 3 years.
      • Enables users to sort data by clearly defined fields: Impact Factor, Immediacy Index, Total Cites, Total Articles, Cited Half-Life, or Journal Title.
    • Intended Users
      • Librarians - helps users manage and maintain journal collections and budget for subscriptions
      • Publishers - enables publishers to monitor their competitors, identify new publishing opportunities, and make decisions regarding current publications
      • Editors - assists in assessing the effectiveness of editorial policies and objectives and tracking the standing of their journals
      • Authors - enables authors to identify journals in which to publish, confirm the status of journals in which they have published, and identify journals relevant to their research
      • Information Analysts - lets users track bibliometric trends, study the sociology of scholarly and technical publication, and study citation patterns within and between disciplines

Essential Science Indicators

    • Essential Science Indicators (ESI) is a resource that enables researchers to conduct ongoing, quantitative analyses of research performance and track trends in science.
    • This unique and comprehensive compilation of science performance statistics and science trends data is based on journal article publication counts and citation data from Thomson Scientific databases.
    • Content Strengths
      • Covering a multidisciplinary selection of 11,000+journals from around the world, this in-depth analytical tool offers data for ranking scientists, institutions, countries, and journals.
      • Available as a ten-year rolling file, ESI covers 10 million articles in 22 specific fields of research, and is updated every two months.
    • Service Strengths
      • Analyzes research performance of companies, institutions, countries, and journals
      • Ranks top countries, journals, scientists, institutions and companies by field of research
      • Identifies significant trends in the sciences and social sciences
      • Enables users to evaluate potential employees, collaborators, reviewers, and peers
      • Determines research output and impact in specific fields of research
      • Links to Web of Science
    • Intended Users
      • Provides a unique analytical tool for government policy makers, university or corporate research administrators, analysts, researchers, or information specialists in government, academia, industry, publishing, financial services, and research foundations