Web of Science Release Notes

We’re working to improve the Web of Science to provide you with new ways to accelerate your research in the world’s leading global citation database. You can find updates here outlining the functionality we’ve added to the new system so far, and what we’ll be working on next.

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Product Accessibility Conformance Report

Continuing our effort to support accessibility, we are now in the position to announce that we are publishing WCAG 2.1 AA Product Accessibility Conformance Report for New WoS, a level higher from what we previously achieve as we believe this is the right thing to do

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Web of Science Accessibility Statement

We are committed to developing products that can be used by all people, including those with disabilities. Learn more about our accessibility statement.

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Frequently Asked Questions for Administrators

Get answers about your institution’s access to the new Web of Science.

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Web of Science Release Notes, January 18, 2024

The Grants Index is released to the Web of Science platform for qualifying WoS Core Collection subscribers.

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Web of Science Release Notes, December 15, 2023

Claimed Profiles is now open for corrections.

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Web of Science Release Notes, December 7, 2023

Data Correction form is migrating to Web of Science Application; QR code for sharing your researcher CV.

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Web of Science Release Notes, November 30, 2023

All citation data released in ProQuestTM Dissertations & Theses Citation Index; Enhanced Diacritics and Special Characters Support in Web of Science.

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Web of Science Release Notes, October 12, 2023

Personalized Article recommendations alert, Researcher Profile’s citing patent analysis by subject category, Career Summary CV and Sharing a Researcher Profile.

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Web of Science Release Notes, September 28, 2023

Adding Researcher profiles to Analyze results, RIS Export for FSTA

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Web of Science Release Notes, August 31, 2023

Affiliation Department Standardization and Unification; Open publisher-invited reviews “Quick filter”

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Web of Science Release Notes, August 3 2023

Full Record Redesign; Strategic Development Goals (SDG) Refine and Analyze Results for all Web of Science Core Collection users; Add peer reviews to preprints.

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Web of Science Release Notes, July 20 2023

New AI enabled topic and keyword search suggestions; Expanded grant coverage with data from Pivot-RP

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Web of Science Release Notes, July 13 2023

New collection, ProQuest™ Dissertations & Theses Citation Index released to the Web of Science platform!

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Web of Science Release Notes, June 8 2023

Patent to article citation metric for Web of Science Researcher Profiles

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Web of Science Release Notes, May 25 2023

Include Preprint publications in Researcher Profile CV, view patent record in the Derwent Innovations Index directly from Web of Science Core Collection structure search.

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Web of Science Release Notes, May 4 2023

Full text access via ProQuest Platform now available for mutual customers.

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Web of Science Release Notes, April 13 2023

Automatic updates to claimed profiles, Refine and Analyze by “Sustainable Development Goals” for InCites co-subscribers.

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Web of Science Release Notes, March 30 2023

Recommended researchers in profiles, Refine and Analyze by Micro Citation Topic, and the homepage dashboard widget.

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Web of Science Release Notes, March 16 2023

Register your reviewer interest with journals, export 150k records to InCItes, claimed status filter.

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Web of Science Release Notes, February 23 2023

Profile Settings Navigation, Improved display of Organization Names on Profiles, Sort publications by citation count on author preview, and view Pending Record edits.

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Web of Science Release Notes, February 2, 2023

Improvements to Data Citation Index user experience, Preprints in WoS Expanded API, and improvements to the Researcher API.

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Web of Science Release Notes, January 19, 2023

Publications sorting in researcher profiles, updated published organization display.

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Web of Science Release Notes, January 5, 2023

Personalized Pivot-RP conference recommendations, cited article information for author citation alerts and reorganize widgets on your personal homepage.

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Web of Science Release Notes, December 1, 2022

Web of Science Researcher API

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Release Notes, November 22 2022

Minimize and expand personalized homepage widgets, display editorial boards on researcher profile.

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Release Notes, November 10 2022

Researcher search by organization, peer review percentiles, export documents to profile

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Release Notes, October 27 2022

Improvements to Search History export; launch of the Web of Science Admin Portal; Alert Management update

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Release Notes, October 13 2022

New author alert types: publication and citation alert, Pivot-RP quick links, send researcher CV to multiple email addresses.

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Release Notes, September 29 2022

Patent-to-article citations now in the Web of Science Core Collection, new Citation Topics feature, new Profile setting, Profile CV download, and Profile reviews by year option.

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Release Notes, September 1 2022

Journal Citation Indicator added, FSTA Keywords added to panoramic record view, added export to Excel to more databases

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Release Notes, August 18 2022

Web of Science Researcher Profiles, Excel export in Current Contents Connect, Sunset RSS feeds.

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Release Notes, August 4 2022

Author Impact Beamplot filters, Extended co-author list in researcher profiles, and a quick link to view a researcher’s documents as a set of results.

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Release Notes, July 21 2022

Researcher Profiles in document search results and personalized article recommendations in the personalized homepage dashboard.

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Release Notes, July 12 2022

Web of Science ResearcherIDs on all author records.

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Release Notes, July 7 2022

Personalized Homepage Dashboard, Export Improvements.

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Release Notes, May 26 2022

Improved marked lists, Enriched cited references quick filter.

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Release Notes May 12 2022

New citation context features, Improved marked lists.

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Release Notes, April 28 2022

Citation map and JCR journal information on researcher profiles.

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Release Notes, April 14 2022

Author position filtering, Fast 5000 export, and expanded accessibility support.

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Release Notes, March 17 2022

BibTeX format update, Notes for RIS export and compound-based patent searches for DII Advance search.

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Release Notes, March 3 2022

Email export now available, printable HTML format in CSCD and a few fixes for issues in the Derwent Innovations Index.

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Release Notes, February 18 2022

Nuanced citation classifications, more regional content in panoramic article view, and more!

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Release Notes, February 3 2022

Export to Refworks and other export updates and regional content in panoramic article view.

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Release Notes, January 20 2022

Marked List Improvements, Custom Export Field Selections.

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Release Notes, January 6 2022

Sunset of Web of Science Classic, full support for rerun of classic Searches.

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Release Notes, December 9 2021

Personalized settings, Search enhancements, Panoramic article view available in Web of Science Core Collection, improved retraction support, and changes to the Basic Search homepage to make Researcher Search more prominent.

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Release Notes, November 11 2021

Expanded panoramic article view, Researcher Profiles now display items not indexed in Web of Science Core Collection, easier browsing of Refine option, expanded JCR access, and Chemical Structure export.

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Release Notes, October 28 2021

Panoramic article view.

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Release Notes, October 14 2021

New structure search page, expanded timespan support and updates to your search history.

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Release Notes, September 30 2021

Export, profiles, and search updates.

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Release Notes, September 16 2021

Support for Saving Search Alerts for Set Combination searches, Profiles now include peer review tab and metrics dashboard, export and search updates.

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Release Notes, September 2 2021

Citation alerts now include context, Publication Name and other search aids, Printable HTML File export, expanded RIS support, and more.

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Release Notes, August 19 2021

DII Compound Search, Suggest a Data Correction, and more.

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Release Notes, August 5 2021

Search improvements, CABI full text links, BibTeX export and more.

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Release Notes, July 22 2021

Green Submitted open access, enriched cited reference classifications, and more!

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Release Notes, July 1 2021

Basic, advanced and cited patent search in the Derwent Innovations Index. Localized Help files available in nine languages.

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Release Notes, June 24 2021

Current Contents Connect, marked lists, edition selector and curated author records label.

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Release Notes, June 10 2021

Core Collection Structure search for compound and reaction data, Index date selection, alert management and add name variant in author search.

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Release Notes, May 27 2021

Search Funding Details, persistent links for claimed Author Records, additional language localization, and more.

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Release Notes, April 29 2021

You May Also Like…, Enriched cited references, Export to Publons, and more.

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Release Notes, April 15 2021

Localized for Simplified Chinese, Cited Reference Search for all citation databases, and more.

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Release notes, March 24 2021

FSTA, Author Record ‘Submit a Correction’, Cited Reference Search, Citation Alerts and more…

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Release Notes, February 25 2021

Author Impact Beamplots, INSPEC, RIS export and more…

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Release Notes, January 21 2021

New WOS January 21 Release Notes

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Release Notes, December 16 2021

New WOS December 16 Release Notes

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Release Notes, November 19 2021

Author Search, Search alerts, Export to Excel and much more!

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