BIOSIS Citation Index​

The most comprehensive reference database for life sciences research

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Discover a rich and comprehensive view of life sciences research, including the most important discoveries, significant influences and relevant connections.

BIOSIS Citation Index combines the carefully indexed life science coverage found in BIOSIS Previews (Biological Abstracts, Reports, Reviews, and Meetings) with the power of cited reference searching in Web of Science.  Precision searching is delivered through custom terms, and specialized, article-level indexing, with tags to vital data such as Enzyme Commission numbers, and cross-references throughout to gene, disease, and organism names.

Deep and broad coverage across all subject areas, including traditional areas of biology like botany, zoology, and microbiology; alongside related and interdisciplinary fields such as agriculture, biochemistry, bioengineering, biomedical, biophysics, biotechnology, ecology, medicine, and pharmacology.

Premier life sciences coverage, superior indexing, and powerful search, combine to deliver confident life sciences research.

BIOSIS Citation Index covers:

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    Over 5,300 high quality journals
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    Coverage back to 1926
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    More than 27.9 million records
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    Non-journal coverage, including abstract meetings, as well as books (serials and monographs), and U.S. patents

Streamline your workflow with our powerful search platform

Subscribing to BIOSIS Citation Index delivers the value of the entire Web of Science. Web of Science is today’s premier research platform for information in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities. Its sophisticated indexing backbone eases the researcher’s job, providing seamless access and powerful search capabilities across multiple databases. So you can rely on comprehensive and relevant life sciences coverage via a search environment that eliminates excess effort and delivers accurate, meaningful and timely data.

What you can do

Find

Find the first mention of plants, organisms, chemicals, or lab techniques in various life sciences fields

Access

Access over 27 million records from journals, books, reports, meetings, and U.S. patents dating 1926 or later

Improve

Improve search results through a seamless indexing backbone that consolidates multiple database coding and indexing methodologies into one unified system

Relate

Discover high-impact articles and related records that are based on shared references

Uncover

Detect emerging trends that help pursue successful research and grant acquisition

Follow

Follow the history or methodology of a topic

Create and challenge

Create cross-disciplinary studies that confirm, change, or challenge researchers’ theories and conclusions

Gain insights

Gain broad insights into research trends and top performers — across disciplines, geography, and time

Facilitate

Facilitate grant acquisition with accurate, comprehensive pictures of the work on research topics

Discover

See where the top life-science researchers are publishing and presenting findings

Streamline

Transform searching, writing, and bibliography creation into one integrated process

A full view

Get a comprehensive, yet focused, view of life sciences literature from a resource designed specifically for the biological community

What you'll find

 

  • Cited reference searching with a summary table to easily keep track of citation counts
  • Seamless access through one powerful search platform to unique citations not available elsewhere
    • Over 5,300 high quality journals and serials back to 1926
    • Over 27 million records
    • Over 2.6 million documents from meetings and conferences
    • Abstracts for over 90% of the journal material
    • Non-journal coverage, including abstract meetings, as well as books (serials and monographs), and U.S. patents
    • Broad international and regional coverage
  • Connect to full text as well as other important life science resources
  • Specialized, article-level indexing, with tags to vital data such as Enzyme Commission numbers, and cross-references throughout to gene, disease, and organism names

27M+

Records in the BIOSIS Citation Index

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