CABI: CAB Abstracts on Web of Science

Magnifying the world’s applied life science literature 

Go to product Contact us

CAB Abstracts is the most comprehensive source of international research information in agriculture, environment and all related applied life sciences, produced by CABI Publishing. CAB Abstracts covers over  8,000 rigorously selected serials, books, and conference proceedings across the applied life sciences – from agriculture, the environment, and veterinary sciences, to applied economics, leisure/tourism, and nutrition.

Specialized indexing and vocabulary help to focus your exploration of global coverage from journals, books, abstracts, published theses, conference proceedings, bulletins, monographs, and technical reports​.

When connected to the multidisciplinary citations on the Web of Science platform, CAB Abstracts 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.

CAB Abstracts on Web of Science coverage:

  • check_circle
    8,000 serials, books, and conference proceedings
  • check_circle
    11.7 Million records
  • check_circle
    Records from 120 Countries
  • check_circle
    Records in 50 Languages
  • check_circle
    Coverage back to 1910
  • check_circle
    Search using use unique CABI indexing including CAB Thesaurus, CABICODES, and subject descriptors.​

Why use CAB Abstracts on Web of Science?

Broader citation connections

Only on Web of Science can you track citation impact for CAB Abstracts’ indexed articles and easily navigate to all citing articles across the Web of Science platform.

Connect to the Core Collection

Connect CAB Abstracts 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.

‘All Database’ searching

Run an ‘All Database’ search to include CAB Abstracts alongside your institution’s full Web of Science subscription to see everything in your subject specialty and beyond.

Access trusted full text

Easily identify, filter and access Open Access articles in CAB Abstracts, and get one-click access to Open Access and subscribed articles with Kopernio.

Visual results analysis

Explore trends and gain unique insights into your search results with Web of Science’s intuitive visual analysis tool.

Join a Live Training Event

Check out our global training calendar with events in local language 

View calendar