BIOSIS Previews on Web of Science

Uncover relevant search results in more fields of life sciences than any other source in the world

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BIOSIS Previews combines journal content from Biological Abstracts with supplemental, non-journal coverage from Biological Abstracts/RRM (Reports, Reviews, Meetings). Specialized indexing helps you discover more accurate, context-sensitive results.

When connected to the multidisciplinary citations on the Web of Science platform, BIOSIS Previews 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. 

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    Total number of journals included: 5,363
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    Total number of records included: 27,905,411
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    Coverage from 1926 to present

Biosis Previews offers:

Backfile Data to 1926

Track over 90 years of vital data and find the supporting — or refuting — data you need. More backfiles give you the power to conduct deeper, more comprehensive searches and track trends through time.

Comprehensive and Relevant Coverage

Every item included in BIOSIS Previews has met the high standards of an objective evaluation process that eliminates excess and delivers data that is accurate, meaningful and timely.

Integrated access to other Web of Science data and tools

Accessing BIOSIS Previews on Web of Science means you can simultaneously search all other Web of Science resources your institution subscribes to, and take advantage of powerful tools such as cited reference searching. One.common vocabulary within this platform enables your search terms to be matched to all relevant terms that may be categorized differently in other databases, delivering more complete and relevant results.

Insightful Analysis Options

Find hidden trends and patterns, gain insight into emerging fields of research, and identify leading researchers, institutions, and journals with the Analyze Tool.

Life Sciences in the Web of Science

Biosis Citation Index®

Comprehensive, international life sciences content with cited references.

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Biological Abstracts®

Includes journal coverage of the life sciences, with topics ranging from botany to microbiology to pharmacology.

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BIOSIS Previews®

An expansive index to life sciences and biomedical research from journals, meetings, books, and patents.

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