Russian Science Citation Index

The most influential scholarly literature in Russia

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Russian Science Citation Index™ is created in partnership with Russia’s Scientific Electronic Library (, Russia’s largest research information provider. Content is selected by eLibrary’s editorial board to reflect the most influential scholarly literature in Russia based on citation analysis.

Search across more than 559 thousand scholarly articles from researchers publishing in more than 770 core Russian science, technology, medical, and education journals – providing bibliographic information and citations to articles from leading Russian publications.

When connected to the multidisciplinary citations on the Web of Science™ platform, Russian Science Citation Index becomes so much more. Nearly every discovery is influenced by earlier research, both in its subject area and in related fields, and a publication can have significant influence and impact on other research after is has been published. No other platform has a full citation network to accurately and confidently connect you to the highest quality multidisciplinary research.

Coverage detail:

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    770+ Journals
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    Over 559k Records
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    Multidisciplinary coverage across fields such as engineering, material science, and ecology​
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    Data is searchable in Russian and English​
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    Search, track and measure Russian research​
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    Provides local language interface for simplified discovery​
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    Navigate using cited references
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    Coverage 2005-Present
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    Updated weekly

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Broader citation connections

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Connect to the Core Collection

Connect Russian Science Citation Index to Web of Science Core Collection™ – the world’s only true citation index – with over 21,000 carefully selected journals and over 1.5 billion citation connections across the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities.

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