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Getting Started with Web of Science

This self-guided course provides a complete introduction to Web of Science, completed at your own pace. A certificate of completion is provided. (90 min)

Guide to creating a researcher profile


Quick Reference Guide

o Start searching with Topic or All Fields video o Why use controlled terms? video o Find articles using related records video What is a Cited Reference Search video How to do a Cited Reference Search video
Strategies for combining search fields video o Build better searches video o Advanced Search Query Builder video o Combining Search Sets
Sorting results video Filter results using refine video An introduction to Citation Topics video Creating and saving marked lists video Exporting results video
Discover trends using Analyze Results video  Creating Citation Reports video Author Impact Beamplots video Understand your organization’s research footprint video
Save searches and create alerts video Create citation alerts video Create journal alerts video
Getting help video

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In-Product Resources

Find tips, guides, and walkthroughs right in the Web of Science.

Self-Guided Learning

Self-Guided eLearning Link

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Live Training

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LibGuides link

Find highly-detailed articles, guides, and special resources for librarians

Recorded Training

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The Databases

There are many databases hosted on the Web of Science platform, each with their own unique content and indexing. Click below for training resources for each of the databases hosted on Web of Science. Wos Product Collection

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Web of Science Academy

The Web of Science Academy aims to support researchers from around the world as they develop their research career and navigate the academic publishing landscape. Learn about various aspects of research integrity and develop key skillsets within academic publishing with these free, on-demand courses.

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